- Our list of the best things to do in Newport Beach, California, features the top 836 nearby activities — including 317 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Newport Beach, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Newport Beach, CA , followed by 807 popular activities in nearby cities, including Long Beach, Laguna Beach, Anaheim, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, Orange, San Pedro, Lakewood, Cerritos, Irvine, San Clemente, Garden Grove, Buena Park, Westminster, Laguna Hills, Fullerton, San Juan Capistrano, La Habra, Santa Ana, Lake Forest, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Mission Viejo, Brea, Aliso Viejo, Bellflower, Seal Beach, Norwalk, Tustin, Cypress, La Mirada, Rancho Santa Margarita, Laguna Niguel, Yorba Linda, Placentia, Paramount, Downey, Carson, Whittier, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rowland Heights, Compton, Big Bear Lake, Los Angeles, Oceanside, Corona, Menifee, Diamond Bar and Joshua Tree
96% 180 votes
1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 MoreLess Info
Pirate Coast Paddle Company offers kids camps and private lessons for those who wish to learn the art of paddle boarding. The location also offers other adventures, including Yoga on the Water and 'Wild Wednesday Sup and Sip'.
92% 265 votes
2600 Newport Blvd., Suite 122, Newport Beach, CA 92663 MoreLess Info
For an experience like no other, Jetpack America offers water-propelled jetpacks that are designed to be safe, stable and easy-to-use. Each flight experience includes training, 15 to 60 minutes of flight time and special extras, such as pictures and video.
89% 170 votes
22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657 MoreLess Info
The Pelican Hill Golf Club offers 36 holes of golf, all of which offer stunning ocean panoramas. In addition, there is also a 44,000 square-foot clubhouse that boasts a coffee bar, restaurant, golf shop and separate women's and men's locker rooms.
8 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 60% Off Paddleboard Rental from Wayward Captain
2406 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663 MoreLess Info
Wayward Captain Watersports provides rentals for paddleboards and electric boats as well as 90 minute guided kayak and paddleboard tours. For group outings they can accommodate parties of 20, and they also offer paddleboarding lessons.
90% 52 votes
3101 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663 MoreLess Info
The Gondola Adventures, Inc. - Private Cruises takes passengers through quaint canals guided by a charming gondolier. There are several touring options, including ones that take off right as the sun sets as well as romantic packages for marriage proposals.
94% 49 votes
100 N Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 MoreLess Info
At Southwind Kayak Center Rental Base, visitors can choose from single or double kayaks to take out to the bay. While paddling, visitors will receive views of the ocean and the yachts docked at nearby piers.