BOOK ONLINE to reserve a Golf Cart Depot cart before your trip or call 419-800-2278 with any questions!


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”.



BOOK ONLINE to reserve a Golf Cart Center cart before your trip or call 419-500-2278 with any questions!  One of the many golf cart rental agencies on the island! Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Center is the newest golf cart rental business on South Bass Island. Conveniently located between Lovella’s Fashion Apparel and Mr. Ed’s Tree Bar on the downtown Put-in-Bay strip, you can’t miss it when you decide to Visit Put In Bay. The newest fleet of carts on the island offering four person and six person golf carts.

We’ve read all the customer reviews, complaints, and great ideas on our Annual surveys. Our new Put-in-Bay golf cart center and rental agency was built to ensure that visitors have access to the newest, cleanest, and simply best golf cart rentals possible! So as you ride the Miller Ferry or Jet Express across Lake Erie, get ready to have some golf cart riding fun!

Just head down Delaware Ave. and find us located in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay Ohio. If you are staying at one of the two main Put-in-Bay Resorts: the Commodore Resort or the Victory Station Hotel, it is just a short walk from your hotel to the cart rental booth. 

ADDRESS: 272 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA.


The Best Way To Get Around The Island

Golf carts 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. From Erie Island Carts to Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot and many agencies in between, there are plenty of carts to goa around. 

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. Stay ing at Put-in-Bay Lodging, Put-in-Bay Condos or Island Club Rentals? Then you will want a cart. Island Club golf carts are exclusive for Island Club visitors. 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.

About The Golf Carts

Golf carts on Put-in-Bay differ in brand, size, and price. Some are gas golf carts others are electric golf carts. We are here to help you pick the one that is right for you and whoever else you are bringing to Put-in-Bay. The carts are either 4 or 6 person golf carts. Typically, brands you’ll find on the island are Club Car, Ez-go, and Yamaha golf carts.  The golf carts are gas-powered. 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 golf cart rentals are available from the downtown cart locations. Daily rental is the way to go! Book now to secure golf cart availability.

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!

Put-in-Bay Winery:

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:

The Boardwalk is one of the more well-known Put-in-Bay restaurants. 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.