Scenically located under a canopy of trees in front of Perry’s Cave, this unique mini-golf course combines local history from the War of 1812 with the fun of 18 wild, nautically themed holes the whole family will love.

979 County Road, Put In Bay, Ohio, 43457

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War of 18 holes

WAR OF 18 HOLES 1What better way to learn about local history than having fun with the ones you love? That’s exactly what you’ll find at this special mini-golf course at the front of Perry’s Cave. The War of 18 Holes combines everything you love about putt-putt – zany obstacles like anchors, waterfalls, and ship cleats – with educational facts about the Battle of Lake Erie and the War of 1812 along the way. If you’re looking for great Put-in-Bay activities for the whole family, get your mini-golf tickets today!



  • Adults – $8
  • Children (ages 6-12) – $4.50
  • Children Under 6 – FREE!


  • Weekends – 10:30am-10pm
  • Weekdays – 10:30am-8/9pm


  • Mini-Golf
  • Sightseeing
  • Education
  • Exercise
  • Photography


When is the war of 18 holes open & how much are tickets?

The course is usually open when Perry’s Cave is open, which is 7 days a week May through September, and only on weekends October through April. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 6-12, and FREE for children under 6 years old.

What type of course is it?

The War of 18 Holes is a Harris mini-golf course, with nautical themes and fascinating facts about the Battle of Lake Erie and War of 1812 throughout. One hole features a long shot through a waterfall cave, while others have obstacles like anchors and ship cleats. The course is shaded by a canopy of trees, and surrounded by colorful gardens at the front of Perry’s Cave.

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