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Terror Sets Sail Tonight in Orange County’s Newport Beach, California

October 14, 2011

If the idea of getting scared out of your mind sounds like fun, then you can’t miss the inaugural Ghost Ship from creators of the LA HAUNTED HAYRIDE!


This is the only haunted attraction in the country that sets sail into the dark, open ocean for a 75-m
minute ride of HORROR. Welcome Aboard!

The Vicious History

Ghost Ship starts in the early 1930’s when the state of California became responsible for the residents of Psych Ward 7. These were the most dangerous inmates in the country. One fall night in 1939 the ship disappeared off the Coast Guard’s radar and has never been found…until now.

Three Levels of Pure Horror

Ghost Ship is comprised of three floors of highly interactive content. The gut of the ship will bring the poor souls through the abandoned hallways of what once was the treatment deck for those in need of Electro Shock Therapy, Hydrotherapy, Sleep Disorder Rehabilitation as well as the old examination room and morgue.

The middle floor will appear to provide a moment of calm where patrons can grab a cocktail and take in the old ballroom vibe of the1930’s. Appearances can be deceiving…. Don’t let your guard down too much while you sip your cocktail.

The top deck will bring gluttons for punishment through an interactive execution experience that just may make you wonder “who” is actually getting executed.

Ghost Ship takes its maiden voyage October 14th and operates every Friday and Saturday through October 29th.

Three voyages per night: 6:30pm, 8:15pm, and 10:00pm

Only 400 tickets are sold for each voyage so space is very limited.  General Admission is $59. Get your tickets early online at

Ghost Ship Package at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort

Enjoy a hauntingly good rate of $199/night at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort! Go to their special Facebook page for more information.

*Package price is valid for a limited time and does not include tax or gratuity and is subject to availability.

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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