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The OC Spotlight
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Dec 10 2016
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises
The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Sou...more
Jan 5 2017
Cove Gallery Laguna Beach Art Walk
The Cove Gallery in Laguna Beach is a participating Laguna Beach Art Walk Gallery. C...more
California Welcome Center - Widget (2)

Balboa Boat Rentals

We offer great boating at terrific prices! Hourly u-drive rentals include elegant electric boats, single and double kayaks, sleek sailboats and powerful runabouts. Our specialty is the Corporate Bay Challenge Scavenger Hunt, a great activity for companies, nonprofit fundraising and group entertainment. Let us put you on the water. Located at the Balboa Ferry landing on the Balboa Peninsula. Fleet capacity is 10 boats and 100 people. Group Activities: Scavenger Hunts - A great way for corporations to engage team spirit, for conferences to entertain their guests, for charities to raise money, for companies to entertain their clients while barely lifting a finger. -We provide the boats to go on the "Scavenger Hunt", tailor-made for your group, to discover and uncover the hidden treasures in Newport Harbor. Your mission is to find the clues and answer the questions in the least amount of time. We will prepare the boats with team balloons and the "Hunt" questions. If you have provisions, we will assist in setting them up for you on each boat. Before departure, each team will be instructed on the use of the boats and right of way in the harbor to ensure a safe mission. -Each boat is a team. -Scavenger Hunt clues and maps are distributed dockside. -Participation requires a minimum of two boats. -Scavenger hunts are a minimum of two hours. -Questions and answers are choreographed by Balboa Boat Rentals. -Answers are evaluated and credited by Balboa Boat Rentals. Each team receives a participation certificate.