Aquatic Experiences

Aquatic Experiences at Newport Dunes is an adventure of a lifetime. From water sports to Southern California’s largest inflatable water park, you’ll be amazed at how refreshed you feel in the water.

Explore the Back Bay

Voted Orange County’s Favorite Attraction on LA Times’ Best of OC, Newport Dunes Aquatic Experiences promises a world of excitement to make you feel rejuvenated in water in more ways than one. Get your full-body workout on over 13 inflatables and water sports attractions.

Thrill-seekers can scale the giant icebergs or scream down epic waterslides, young families will enjoy the safety of the Back Bay, and animal lovers might get a glimpse of a sea lion, dolphin, or sea turtles. Whether you’re here on holiday or an Orange County local looking to add a splash of adventure to your weekend, you’ll be sure to make a splash at Newport Dunes Water Park.

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A World Of Aquatic Adventure Awaits


Inflatable Water Park

Never-ending thrills and chills await at SoCal’s largest inflatable water park in Newport Beach. Inflatable Water Park is closed and will reopen on May 25, 2021.

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Water Sports

Make the most out of your visit. Rent a kayak or paddleboard and explore the clear waters of the Back Bay. Water Sports open weekends 11 AM – 4 PM.

Cruise the Back Bay

Rent a Duffy Boat and cruise the bay, it’s the perfect way to enjoy an afternoon or evening with friends and loved ones in Newport Beach.

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Radiant Rides

Light up the bay with your paddleboard as you discover another world underwater. LED Standup Paddleboards are closed and will reopen on May 28, 2021.

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Swim & Explore

The best way to explore marine life is by diving into the warm waters of the Back Bay and discover hundreds of peaceful marine species.

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Whale Watching

Dolphins visit the Back Bay, but for the ultimate whale watching experience, you have to sail out to their natural habitat. Book a tour at (949) 673-1489.

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For over 60 years, Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort has been a leader and partner in the community and the tourism industry. Now we find ourselves facing a health crisis together. The health, wellness, and experience of our guests and community remain our top priority. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. Newport Dunes focuses on you as if you were our own family during these uncertain times. However, during this time of global focus on the COVID-19 response, we want to take a moment and inform you about some of the additional safeguards we are taking to ensure the safety of our guests and team members.

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