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Amazing to watch

It was amazing to watch the body surfers. Fun place and will be coming back again. The neighborhood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keller, Texas
Strictly for Surfers

The Wedge is the point at which the ocean meets the bay at Newport Beach. Unless the prevailing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter D
Sydney, Australia
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Newport Beach, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing to watch the body surfers. Fun place and will be coming back again. The neighborhood around it with great houses, and beautiful flowers. Very nice.

Thank Sissy581
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wedge is the point at which the ocean meets the bay at Newport Beach. Unless the prevailing winds and tides are right there is very little surf at all. And if you are not a boardrider the many other miles of Newport beach are...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a nice walk on the beach on a Saturday morning. Its a residential area but I️ was able to easily find a parking spot. I️ was expecting to see giant swells however that was not the case which was a disappointment.

Thank Courtnie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely stunningly beautiful. I could've sat here all day and just watched the waves crash against the rocks and the shore. If you want to relax and unplug from all the technology nowadays, just come out here and sit and relax and just let your...More

Thank jbrenz
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Awesome surfing spot! Great to see all the families coming down to just sit by the water. All the houses around here were amazing too, great American houses, good for a walk around. Beach and sand were lovely.

Thank Orange2u
Reviewed 11 October 2017

From the time I was a little kid growing up in Newport and now returning to show my family this place is great place to see the ocean, surf and the body surfers. It is best if the swell is big but even on small...More

Thank Chip144
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The surf here lived up to its reputation. Surf in excess of 20 feet - apparently unusual for October. Spectacular compared with what we usually see in south Florida, even on the Atlantic side. It was incredible just watching the waves engulf the body surfers....More

Thank DanTrav9
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Plan on difficulty finding parking if you visit during big surf. Being local I only ever ride my bike over and that is you best bet too. It's a lovely spot on most days with benches and a small grass park area adjacent. When the...More

Thank SCG1234
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A locals review: The Wedge is located at the tip of the Balboa Peninsula, amongst a drive through the residential neighborhood that is adorn with Beach and Bay front homes, it is known for its unbelievable waves and shore break, and that particular site is...More

Thank AVH1313
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I gave this an Excellent review, however, I need to qualify that. It's only Excellent when the waves are huge. So watch the surf report. If the surf is really high, go watch the boogie boarders and body surfers. Sometimes you'll see News Vans because...More

Thank Suepkid
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Susan M
9 November 2016|
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Response from AgentMaryLou | Reviewed this property |
The Wedge, famous for watching professional surfers at high surf is at the very tip of the Newport Beach Balboa Peninsula. Coming from Pacific Coast Hwy, take Balboa Blvd for about 4 miles then it will wrap onto Channel... More
1 November 2015|
Response from AgentMaryLou | Reviewed this property |
Yes - The Wedge is absolutely wheel chair accessible from the culdesac area. There is a sidewalk, grassy area with a few park benches and then it flows into the beach area. The rock Jetty at the very tip of Balboa... More