Welcome to Put-in-Bay Ohio! Put-in-Bay, also known as South Bass Island, allows golf carts 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”. In addition, Four, Six and Eight person carts are available to rent. Day rentals are available and weekday rates may differ from weekend rates. Finally, before you look into where to rent your Put-in-Bay golf carts, please keep in mind that those driving must obey all traffic laws!
Downtown Put-in-Bay Golf Cars
Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot is on Catawba Avenue, just a short walk from the downtown 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 and Lovella’s.
Island Club Golf Carts rents exclusively to guests staying in one of the many Island Club home rentals and Put-in-Bay Condos, just a short walk from the popular Miller Ferry. Save money with a Golf Cart Coupon.
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!
Top 10 Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Questions
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. It is important to obey all traffic laws while driving as they fall under the same jurisdiction as licensed motor vehicles and have a valid drivers license with you at all times.
Depending on the size of your party, there are different sized golf carts rentals. 2-person, 4-person,6-person, and 8-person golf carts rentals are available. The golf cart capacities are very strict so make sure you are not riding around in a 4-person golf cart with 5 passengers.
Hourly golf cart rentals are available at Put-in-Bay. Hourly rates vary between the size of golf cart. Expect to pay $12 per hour for a 4-person golf cart. 6-person hourly rates start at $18.00 and 8-person golf carts are $22 per hour.
The Island Club 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. For day trippers and guests staying at other lodging establishments, we recommend The Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot or A&B Golf Cart Rentals.
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 run out of gas call your golf cart rental company and they will be happy to help you.
Daily Rentals for a Put-in-Bay Golf Carts 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.
Overnight golf cart rentals are available through noon the next day for an extra fee of $20.00. This offer excludes special events.
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.
The Put-in-Bay Police Department WILL GIVE DUI’s TO PEOPLE DRIVING GOLF CARTS. Driving a golf cart on Put-in-Bay falls under the same rules and regulations as a car would.
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.