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land taxi

Bequia's famous open-backed taxis are well known for their courteous and friendly operators. Taxis are widely used for getting around - to and from Port Elizabeth, to the beaches, to restaurants - and home again in the evening! 

Rates are fixed and are listed in the Bequia Tourism Association Office, but it's always sensible to check the fare beforehand. Most fares will be quoted in EC$, but sometimes for longer trips, including Island Tours, you may be quoted in US$ - you can normally pay in either currency.

All taxis monitor VHF CH 68 and any restaurant or bar will be happy to call a taxi for you. Alternatively find them gathered "Under the Almond Tree" in Port Elizabeth. Visitors often choose to use the same taxi driver throughout their stay - many lasting friendships have been built this way!

Challenger Taxisbta logo
Tel: (784) 458 3811 

Curtice Taxi Service


  Curtice Taxi Service is definitely the most reliable on the island; We offer very polite and down to earth service
at all times.
  We would be delighted to take you around the island whether itís an island tour or just a short trip to the beaches. Relax as our comfortable Taxi Service offers you the Best views around Bequia and provides transportation to
wherever your heart desires.

Please contact us at;
Cellular: 1784 5325073 or 1784 5326691

Gideon's Taxi & Rentals


Tel: (784) 458 3760 

Gunno Taxi Services

Gunno Taxi Service Bequia

  Well clean and well kept taxi vehicles. We provide prompt and professional service in elegant ride whenever, where-ever on Bequia.
Our Bequia taxi Service include:
  Airport & Ferry pickup
  Shopping, Beaches
  To & from the Turtle Sanctuary
  To & from Restaurants
  To & from the Whaling Museum

 With Gunno Taxi Services, you can be assured of
reliable and efficient excellent service. Thank you for using Gunno Taxi!

Gunsalvo Leach, Hamilton, Bequia
Tel: (784) 497 5659 / 784 433 6866

Humble Servant Taxi Servicebta
Humble Servant Taxi Service

  Ever thought about relaxing in air condition comfort while viewing beautiful Bequia, or using just the sun roof? Well you can just do that by calling your HUMBLE SERVANT Thaddaeus anytime.
  Just feel like touring around the island at your very own pace - jeep rentals are available also.

Tel: 1 (784) 497 6446

Kai TaxiBTA
                        Taxi Services Bequia

  Seeking an SVG Tourism Authority Approved taxi that offers safe and reliable service at your convenience? Look no      further. Late nights and early morning pick-ups available.
  Island Tours professionally delivered. Short trips at a reasonable cost to your wallets. Kai Taxi Service has you covered. Trained and Approved in Customer Service, Tourism Education, First Aid and CPR.

Please contact at:
Cell: 1784 5325073

Lanny's Taxibta logo
                            's Taxi Bequia

  Lannyís taxi service ensures safe, reliable and efficient service around the island of Bequia. As a certified and approved taxi driver of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority Lannyís taxi is trained and approved to meet all your travel needs.

Contact: 1 (784) 530 7034
Driver and owner: Rendall Sargeant


Several car and jeep rental companies operate on the island, offering both daily and weekly rates. If you want to have the freedom to explore at your own pace and in your own time, renting a car or jeep is the choice for you. Some vehicles are open topped, some are air-conditioned. 

Car rentals can usually also be arranged through your hotel, apartment, or villa.

Affordable Jeep RentalsBTA Member
affordable jeep rental

  Discover Bequia in comfort and style by renting a jeep from Affordable Jeep Rentals whose main goal is to provide comfortable and reliable rental jeeps for exploring our lovely island.
  We offer unbeatable rates and we also arrange your local license at no additional cost.
Book your jeep now!!
Contact Info:
Tel: 1 (784) 431 8760

B&G (Gideon) Jeep Rentalbta logo
Tel/Fax: (784) 458 3760 

Big J RentalsBTA Member
                        Rental Big J

  Planning your get away trip to Bequia? We provide you with quality Polaris and 5 doors 4x4 jeeps with automatic transmission and fully air condition comfort, if requested - plus the best rates on the island!
  Here at Big J Rentals we also provide you with destination drop-off and pick-up anytime and anywhere.
  Thank you for making Big J Rentals your Number 1 choice!

Jefferson Goodluck
Tel: (784) 527 8173 or
(784) 432 4838

Challenger Car Rentalsbta logo
Tel: (784) 458 3811 

KVG Rental ServicesBTA
KVG Rental
                        Services Bequia

  Renting a jeep is the best way you experience the breathtaking scenery of our Island. 
  Whether you are planning your visit for a day, week or long term, we ensure quality and reliable service.
Tel: 784 454 9163 / 784 532 4821


Often crowded, never dull, these closed vehicles are the cheapest way to get around to most parts of the island. Pick them up in Port Elizabeth (enquire at the Tourism Office for the regular routes and stop-offs) or simply hail one as it approaches and ask them if they are going you way! 

Fares vary from EC$1 to EC$4 per person (payable once on board) depending on the length of journey.



A popular way to get from Admiralty Bay to Princess Margaret or Lower Bay beaches, or even just across Admiralty Bay.

You will normally find a water taxi operator on the dock at the Frangipani or Gingerbread docks, or if there are none in sight just stand at the end of the dock and one will soon appear!

Cost about EC$15 one way, to the beaches, less for a trip across the harbour. Make a note of the name of the water taxi so you can ask for him again. 

All water taxis stand by on VHF CH 68. 


Bequia to St. Vincent

Bequia has always relied on ferries to bring supplies and of course passengers to and from St. Vincent. Up until about fifteen years ago, the Friendship Rose, a Bequia built inter-island schooner was the only lifeline for Bequians to "the mainland". This historic vessel now operates memorable day trips to the Tobago Cays.

Friendship Rose Bequia
Today a regular and efficient ferry service operates between Bequia and Kingstown, St. Vincent, with two Bequia based companies - Admiralty Transport (784 458 3348) and Bequia Express (784 457 3539) - operating four boats between them. Together the two ferries lines offer seven sailings a day on weekdays, five on Saturdays, with morning and evening sailings only on Sundays. Each ferry has an air-conditioned saloon, bar and snack bar, or you can choose to sit up on deck and enjoy the sea air.

The boats carry passengers and cargo, trucks and supplies from "the mainland" to Bequia and the arrival and departure of each ferry in Port Elizabeth is a lively buzz of activity even at 6.30am in the morning! 

One-way fares on all ferries are EC$25 per person.

Please call the ferry companies for the up-to-date ferry schedule!

Phone contact: Admiralty Transport 784 458 3348 and Bequia Express 784 457 3539

Schedules can be subject to change at short notice, so its sensible to check with the ferry companies or the Bequia Tourism Association before planning your journey - especially if you have a plane to catch!

Arriving in Bequia by ferry

Ferries to other Grenadine Islands

Both these vessels,  primarily carrying cargo, run from Kingstown, St. Vincent through the Grenadines to Union Island, stopping in Canouan, and Mayreau (Gem Star only), Neither vessels stops in Bequia.
Schedules as of November 2017, are as follows:

MV Barracuda

Departs Kingstown Monday, Thursday, Saturday 12 noon
Departs Union Island Tuesday, Friday                 7:00am
Kingstown to Canouan - EC$60
Kingstown to Union     - EC$80

MV Gem Star
Departs Kingstown: Tuesday, Friday              12 noon
Departs Union island: Wednesday, Saturday   8:00am
Kingstown to Canouan              - EC$50
Kingstown to Mayreau or Union - EC$60

This is an interesting, adventurous and inexpensive way to see the Grenadines, but the schedule is always subject to change. Check at the Tourism Office when in Bequia for up-to-date details

Connections to Carriacou and Grenada

There are number of local options for travelling for Union to Carriacou at very reasonable rates, including with
MV Lady J.J. For more information check here: http://grenadinesconnection.com/
Donít forget that you must clear out of Union (SVG) before travelling to Carriacou, and then clear in (to Grenada) when you arrive in Carriacou.

From Carriacou you can get to Grenada via the Osprey Lines fast ferry. See their schedule and more details at: www.ospreylines.com/index.php/schedule-fares Other options may also be available Ė enquire locally. 
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