Island Bike Rental on Disney's Castaway Cay

We've talked previously about renting bicycles and surrey bikes at Walt Disney World, but did you know that you can rent bikes on Disney's Private Island Castaway Cay? If splashing the salt waters isn't your thing, renting a bike might be the perfect way for you to explore this beautiful Bahamian paradise.


Island Bike Rental on Disney's Castaway CayIsland Bike Rental on Disney's Castaway Cay


While you peddle your way down the island airstrip you'll find two different nature trails to turn off the road at. Along the path you'll find fun some fun things to look at, like aircraft that have been overgrown by brush, cargo boxes which theme the water stations, and the bright blooms of multicolored bougainvillea. At the farthest points out the trail you'll be rewarded for your hard work with a spectacular island view from the observation tower, or a beachy panoramic of sparkling aquamarine waters. Completing both trails Guests will ride a distance of approximately 1.5 miles across flat, but sometimes bumpy terrain.

Be sure to read the warning signs posted along the trail that instruct you to stick to the trail and not touch the vegetation growing along the sides of the path. Poisonwood is a native plant here, and can cause severe skin irritation including pain, itching, and blisters. However, if you heed the warning you should be fine.


The View From Serenity Bay Is BreathtakingThe View From Serenity Bay Is Breathtaking


Bike Rentals on Disney's Private Island Castaway Cay are considered to be Port Adventures and can be reserved prior to your cruise, or you can take your chance that a bike will be available for you as a walk-up rental. We rented our bikes online prior to embarkation, and when we arrived in our stateroom on the first night of our cruise we had a tickets waiting for us to turn in at the Bike Rental counter at the far end of the family beach.

The cost for bicycle rental for both adults and children is $10.75 per hour. Riders must be ambulatory and 3 or up, bike seats are available for the wee ones.

Does this sound like a fun way to spend a beautiful day in the Bahamas to you? Leave a comment and let me know!

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