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Make use of our designated Highlife New Year’s Day charter bus service with options out of Auckland central city and Ponsonby. If you think we’ve missed a location near you, please get in touch with to arrange a private charter.

●      All Highlife NYD charter bus tickets are return tickets.

●      Buses begin loading 30 minutes prior to departure time.

●      These buses are not licensed so no alcohol on board.

Buses – Auckland City

Location: Bus stop at 4 Commerce St (outside Trelise Cooper)

Departure: 1pm / Return: 10pm

Location: Bus stop at 4 Commerce St (outside Trelise Cooper)

Departure: 2:30pm / Return: 11pm

Buses – Ponsonby

Location: Bus stop at 138 Ponsonby Rd (outside Ponsonby Central)

Departure: 1pm / Return: 10pm

Location: Bus stop at 138 Ponsonby Rd (outside Ponsonby Central)

Departure: 2:30pm / Return: 11pm

Bus tickets

Return Bus tickets to and from Ponsonby or Auckland city are $15 + bf each available from


Travel to Highlife New Year’s Day via public bus service stopping at the Smales Farm bus station. Use the cost-effective AT Hop card option or, pay cash to the driver. AT Hop card info here.

Public bus timetables can be viewed here.

●      Search “Smales Farm” in the search window to see all relevant timetables highlighted Green.

●      Monday, January 1st 2018 is a public holiday so please refer to the Sunday/Public Holiday timetables.


If you’re planning to party with a big group of friends on New Year’s Day and are looking for a cost effective, safe and efficient means of transport, consider a private bus charter.

Contact for details and a quote from your door to the dance floor!


Go premium and travel in style to Highlife New Year’s Day with our friends at Lincoln Limousines. Catering to groups of 6 to 16, their fleet boasts an array of luxury transportation options including the stretched Lincoln Navigator SUV, presidential sedan and more.

Check out their fleet here or give them a call to enquire and make a booking. Ph: 09 525 8096


Alert Taxi’s are Highlife New Year’s Day official Taxi service partner. Taxi’s will be available throughout the day with a designated Taxi rank and marshal in operation for guests available from 9pm on the night.

Call Alert Taxi’s if you wish to arrange prior transport. Ph: 09 300 2000


Complimentary on site parking is available for all Highlife New Years Day event guests. Show an event ticket to security to gain access.

●      No loitering is permitted in the carpark. You’re in or you’re out.

●      Vehicles should be removed from Smales Farm no later than 5pm, January 2nd. Vehicles left on site will be towed at owner’s expense.

●      Highlife Entertainment and Smales Farm take no responsibility for vehicles parked at the event.