St John has a handful of rental agencies. Most provide Jeeps and SUVs to handle the rugged terrain. Costs hover near US$75 per day. The following agencies have outlets in Cruz Bay near the ferry terminals:
Cool Breeze Jeep/Car Rental (776-6588; www.coolbreezecarrental.com)
Delbert Hill Car Rental (776-6637; www.delberthillrental.com)
O’Connor Car Rental (776-6343; www.oconnorcarrental.com)
St John Car Rental (776-6103; www.stjohncarrental.com)
Vitran (774-5678; fare US$1) operates air-con buses over the length of the island via Centerline Rd. Buses leave Cruz Bay in front of the ferry terminal at 6am and 7am, then every hour at 25 minutes after the hour until 7:25pm. They arrive at Coral Bay about 40 minutes later.
Territorial law sets the island’s taxi rates. They’re listed in St Thomas/St John This Week magazine. From Cruz Bay it costs US$9 per person to Coral Bay, US$9 to Maho Bay and US$7 to Cinnamon Bay. Call the St John Taxi Commission (774-3130) for pickups.
The street in front of the Cruz Bay ferry dock swarms with cabs offering island tours. A two-hour circuit of the island costs US$50 per person for one or two passengers; it drops to US$25 per person when three or more take the tour.