There are various places to hire bikes, including Islay Cycles and Port Charlotte Bicycle Hire.


A bus links Ardbeg, Port Ellen, Bowmore, Port Charlotte, Portnahaven and Port Askaig (Monday to Saturday only). You can get unlimited travel for 24 hours for £10, but fares are low anyway. Pick up a copy of the Islay & Jura Public Transport Guide from the Bowmore Tourist Office or on the ferry on the way over.


Islay Car Hire offers car hire from £35 a day and can meet ferries.


There are various taxi services on Islay; Carol's Cabs is one that can take bikes.