Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Rentals
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Welcome to Put-in-Bay Ohio! Put-in-Bay, also known as South Bass Island, allows Put-in-Bay golf cart rentals to be driven on the island streets. With the island being located just an hour away from Cleveland, it sees hundreds of thousands of visitors each year eager to set their watches back to island time and enjoy the “Key West of the North”.
The Best Way To Get Around The Island
Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Rentals are the most popular transit mode on the island. Day rentals are available and weekday rates may differ from weekend rental rates. Finally, before you look into where to rent your Put-in-Bay golf carts, look at the Put-in-Bay map to create a checklist of things to do. As soon as you hop off the ferry dock, you’ll see many different taxis, golf carts, and bike rentals.
Golf carts have long been part of the Put-in-Bay island culture. Our golf carts allow visitors to relax and cruise around on island time. When traveling, it’s always best to have a plan. However, you don’t have to be confined to the strict schedules of the Put-in-Bay tour train or wait for a taxi to pick you up.
Golf carts give visitors the freedom to roam this small Lake Erie island to ensure that guests can truly have a great time. We recommend booking your Put-in-Bay golf cart sooner rather than later because they do sell out on those busy summer days. Reserve in advance to secure not only a golf cart rental but a good time! Follow Put-in-Bay Island Guide on Facebook for fun ideas on all things Put-in-Bay.
Put-in-Bay Golf Carts Rental Agencies
Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot is on Catawba Avenue, just a short walk from the Jet Express ferry, next to one of the most well-known Put-in-Bay restaurants, the Reel Bar, and around the corner from Mr. Ed’s Bar. The Golf Cart Depot offers both gas-powered and two-person electric golf carts. Rentals range from 2, 4, and 6 person golf carts. Overnight golf cart rentals are also available. The Depot is the best golf cart rental agency in downtown Put-in-Bay. The two-person electric carts are great for couples and single riders!
Both the Island Club Golf Carts and Put-in-Bay Condo Golf Carts rent exclusively to overnight guests staying in one of the many Island Club home rentals and Put-in-Bay condo rentals, just a short walk from the popular Miller Ferry. Save money with a Golf Cart Coupon. These beautiful golf carts are the newest fleet of golf carts on the island. So, if you are staying at the Island Club or Put-in-Bay Condos, these golf carts will not disappoint. Depending on the size of your group, you could either rent a four- or six-person cart. In addition, both Put-in-Bay lodging partners offer the best large group accommodation for when you visit Put-in-Bay!
About The Golf Carts
Golf carts on Put-in-Bay differ in brand, size, and price. We are here to help you pick the one that is right for you and whoever else you are bringing to Put-in-Bay. Typically, brands you’ll find on the island are Club Car, Ez-go, and Yamaha golf carts. The golf carts are gas-powered with the exception of the two-person electric golf carts at the Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot. Renters do not have to worry about filling the gas tank up as the carts are fuel-efficient. Each rental agency fills their golf carts up with gas before and after being rented. Therefore, guests won’t ever have to worry about running out of gas.
Hourly, daily and overnight rentals are available from the downtown cart locations. At lodging partners, the carts rent for overnight only. We have broken down the general rental rates for both weekdays and weekend rentals. Book now to secure golf cart availability.
Weekday Golf Cart Rental Rates:
4 Person Golf Cart: $12/hour, $60/day, $70/overnight at a lodging partner
6 Person Golf Cart $18/hour, $70/day, $90/overnight at a lodging partner
Weekend Golf Cart Rental Rates:
4 Person Golf Cart $12/hour, $70/day, $80/overnight at a lodging partner
6 Person Golf Cart $18/hour, $80/day, $100/overnight at a lodging partner
Great Activities to do with your Golf Cart Rental
Perry’s Cave & Family Fun Center:
Perry’s Cave & Family Fun Center has something to offer for all ages. Once there, guests enjoy Perry’s Cave tours, The Butterfly House, Antique Car Museum, Mini Golf, Rock Climbing, Souvenir Shops and so much more!
The Put-in-Bay Winery is nestled in the Put-in-Bay harbor just a step away from downtown Put-in-Bay. The winery offers tasting tours for adults over 21 years of age and kids can have some of the world’s best grape juice.
Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial:
You can’t miss Perry’s Monument when you come to Put-in-Bay. The 352 feet tall massive Doric column serves as a tribute to Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Commodore Perry led his American fleet to victory despite being outnumbered in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The monument can be seen from tens of miles away. On a clear day, you can see mainland Canada from the observation deck!
The Boardwalk is one of Put-in-Bay’s more well-known restaurant establishments. This waterfront restaurant has many different eateries available on the lower deck. Meanwhile, The Upper Deck is known for its stunning views and fine dining menu items. Don’t forget to try their world-famous lobster bisque and pick up some peel-and-eat shrimp!
The Crystal Cave & Heineman’s Winery:
The Crystal Cave is located directly across the street from Perry’s Cave & Family Fun Center. The Crystal Cave was discovered unintentionally when the winery was attempting to dig a well. Today, the crystal cave is the largest geode in the world. Guests can enjoy tours of the cave and wine tasting afterward.
South Bass Island State Park:
The South Bass Island State Park is home to Put-in-Bay’s only public beach. The park features a large picnic area, a boat dock, and a fishing pier. Sunsets at the State Park are some of the best in the entire United States. In addition, the South Bass Island State Park is home to the Put-in-Bay campground with plenty of campsites available.
With so many great Put-In-Bay Attractions, a golf cart is almost a necessity! In addition, you might also have to stay a few days in one of the Put-In-Bay Hotels, so get the full island experience! Check out all the lodging options that the island has to offer and you are sure to find one you like. However, weekends book up quickly in the summer so make sure you plan ahead! The sooner you book, the sooner you can get on a Put-in-Bay ferry! Cruise your cart rental down Delaware Ave and Langram Rd and enjoy the island breeze.
Traffic Laws & More
All golf carts on Put-in-Bay are considered to be licensed motor vehicles. It is very important that riders and passengers obey all traffic laws. The Put-in-Bay Police Department strictly prohibits drinking and driving. Every year, the Put-in-Bay Police Department issues dozens of DUIs to golf cart drivers. If you and your group plan on drinking, please do so responsibly and call a Put-in-Bay taxi.
Every golf cart must have working turn signals, taillights, and seat belts. In order to rent a golf cart, renters must at least 18 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license. In addition, the Put-in-Bay Police will pull you over if you have extra passengers. For example, if you have a 4 passenger golf cart, you cannot have 5 passengers. Ohio laws apply in Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456 just like they do in Columbus, Toledo, and Cleveland.
Top 10 Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Questions
Yes! Golf carts are legally allowed on the roads at Put-in-Bay. During the season, the roads are full of visitors cruising around the island in their Put-in-Bay golf cart rentals. Golf Carts are the preferred method to get around, from the downtown strip of restaurants and bars to the edges of the island exploring Light Houses and Parks.
It is important to obey all traffic laws while driving your cart as they fall under the same jurisdiction as licensed motor vehicles. Make sure to have a valid drivers license with you at all times.
Yes! Depending on the size of your party, there are different sized golf carts rentals to accommodate you. Different locations offer 2-person, 4-person, 6-person, and 8-person golf cart rentals so make sure to check for availability before arriving. The golf cart capacities are very strict, just like all Put-in-Bay lodgings, so make sure you are not riding around in a 4-person golf cart with 5 passengers or the Put-in-Bay Police may cite you.
Yes! Hourly golf cart rentals are available in Put-in-Bay. Hourly rates vary based on the size of golf cart and time of week. Expect to pay $12 per hour for a 4-person golf cart midweek. Most 6-person hourly rates start at $20.00 per hour on weekends. The 8-person golf carts, which are not recommended, are $22 per hour and up.
The Island Club Home Rentals offers guests staying at the Island Club and Put-in-Bay Condos private golf cart rentals with no additional fee for overnights. However, they only rent to their guests in order to keep the carts cleaner and less damaged. For day trippers and guests staying at other lodging establishments, we recommend The Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot, located downtown.
Gasoline-powered golf cart rentals come with a full tank of gas and do not need to be filled by the renter. In the unlikely event that you do run out of gas, call your golf cart rental company at the number shown on their cart decal and they will be happy to help you.
Daily Rentals for a Put-in-Bay Golf Cart start at $60.00 per day for a 4-person rental during the week and $70.00 on the weekend. 6-person golf carts rent for $70.00 per day during the week and $80.00 on weekends. Mid-week 8-person daily golf cart rentals go for $90.00 and $100.00 on the weekend.
Yes! Overnight golf cart rentals are available through noon the next day for an extra fee of $20.00 at the transient golf cart rentals located next to the ferry docks. Rentals done through your lodging partner, if you stay on the island, are usually full overnight rentals. Offers usually excludes special events.
Yes! Parking on Put-in-Bay is readily available for golf carts. Since driving a golf cart requires you to obey all traffic laws, the same applies for parking. Be sure to read all parking signs that may be on the roads.
Just ask the many people each weekend who end up going home with a citation. The Put-in-Bay Police Department WILL GIVE DUIs TO INTOXICATED PEOPLE DRIVING GOLF CARTS. Driving a golf cart on Put-in-Bay falls under the same rules and regulations as a car would since each golf cart is fully licensed and has plates.
To rent a golf cart at Put-in-Bay you must be 18 years of age or older. Any persons younger than 18 will not be allowed to rent a golf cart. Golf cart rentals on the island require to renter to sign a contract and that person must be at least 18 years old.
Other Golf Cart Rentals on Put-in-Bay
Village Carts is located on Toledo Ave near the Jet Express. Guests coming to Put-in-Bay on the Jet Express are just a short walk away from Village Cart Rentals. Unfortunately, Village golf carts are not available for overnight rentals. However, you can rent these carts by the hour or daily.
E’s Put-in-Bay Golf Carts
E’s Golf Carts is owned and operated by the same family as the Miller Ferry. 2, 4, and 6 person golf carts are available at E’s Put-in-Bay Golf Carts. The rental agency is conveniently located just steps away from the Miller Ferry dock. Renters must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license to rent. These Ez-go golf carts are a great way to cruise through your island excursions.
Island Bike & Cart Rentals
Island Bike & Cart Rentals offer two convenient locations on the island. One at the Jet Express and one at the Miller Ferry. You will be sure to pass either location on your visit as they are within walking distance of both ferries. 2, 4, and 6 person golf carts are available at Island Bike & Golf Cart Rentals. The company also has bike rentals available for those looking to see Put-in-Bay and get a workout in at the same time.
Erie Island Carts
Erie Island Golf Carts is one of the few golf cart rental establishments to offer 8 person golf carts. This way, Erie Island Carts is able to entertain both small and big groups. Carts can be rented daily or by the hour. Overnight rentals are also available to visitors opting to stay a few nights.
A&B Golf Cart Rentals
A&B Golf Carts can be found on Toledo Avenue located just a 5-minute walk from Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial. This establishment is owned by Bob Gatewood and his lovely wife Andrea. Bob has long been one of Put-in-Bay’s top musicians and entertainers. 4 person daily golf cart rentals are available to start your island travels.
Located next to Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grille and MIST Swim-Up Bar, Delaware Cart Rentals have different sized golf cart rentals available. Here, you’ll find hourly and daily rentals with the number of golf carts.
Other Golf Cart Rentals from Put-in-Bay Lodging Locations
Multiple Put-in-Bay Resort & Hotels offer private golf cart rentals to their guests. Here is a list of Put-in-Bay Resorts & Hotels with onsite golf cart rentals in Put-in-Bay, OH 43456:
- Island Club Rentals
- Put-in-Bay Condos
- Commodore Resort
- Victory Station Hotel
- Bird’s Nest Resort
- Ashley’s Island House
- Islander Inn
- Bay Shore Resort
- Bay lodging Resort
- Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center
- Grand Islander Hotel