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Big Waves- Be Careful

I decided to try to ride a boogey board for the first time here. That was not the brightest... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Los Angeles, California
Lovely walk , amazing sunset, espectacular and panoramic view!

Such a beautiful beach, nice stores and restaurants, little hustle to find parking , but it's worth... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
California City, California
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“body surfers” (28 reviews)
“big waves” (23 reviews)
“wedges” (115 reviews)
Newport Beach, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I decided to try to ride a boogey board for the first time here. That was not the brightest decision on my part. We went further down from the rocks because the waves looked smaller away from the rocks. I got trashed a round quite...More

Thank kellysp2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a beautiful beach, nice stores and restaurants, little hustle to find parking , but it's worth it, i paid parking on Sunday , yes...but only until 6pm , after that it's free parking

Thank maripposa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You just can't go to Newport without going to the Wedge. Parking is a bit of a hassle but who could pass up the chance to see this renowned surfer beach? Make sure you check when the surf's up so you can watch the surfers...More

Thank Anonymouze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a fun spot to watch the body boarders! I have never seen such radical crashing waves! You have to be very experienced! Professional photographers frequent this place!

Thank Laurie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple, beautiful.. Particularly if you hear the seas are large, and the tide will be in... go.. Drive to the extreme south east end of the Newport Peninsula, then walk to views of waves steeper than normal, it is the nature of the place, and...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found parking in the adorable neighborhood and walked to the beach to see The Wedge. Wow--watching it throw around surfers is as scary and exhilarating as advertised! There is a jetty where you can walk or sit and watch the brave enough to attempt...More

Thank welovedmaine08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Wedge three times while in Newport Beach just to watch the Wedge beat down anyone brave enough to take it on. We watched surfers in the morning. Three of them had their boards broken in half within 30 minutes. Later we...More

Thank mamaformany
Reviewed 15 July 2017

If you're not a surfer but like to watch, this beach is also great for driftwood and other beachcombing. There are shaded benches to sit on in West Jetty Park right at the entrance to the beach where you can also watch the yachts and...More

Thank RCSColumbus
Reviewed 8 July 2017

If you love to surf then this is one of the best Southern California has to offer and shouldn't be missed

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I grew up here, so I've been to the Wedge many times, and I'm still amazed every time I go. The way the waves crash is very unique. I wouldn't recommend planning on swimming, but it's great to go to after you've already enjoyed the...More

Thank Beachbutterflylady
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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