Explorer Party bus Hire FAQ
many people can go on the bus?
Our party buses can take 45 seated passengers and 26 standing passengers.
We find the best number is about 30-35 passengers so you don't have
to spend time keeping everyone together.
we have Double Deckers?
No, at Explorer party bus hire we have single level low floor buses
with two doors so its easy to get on and off quickly.
music can we play?
Any, we have a great range of music on-board your Explorer party
bus from Classic hits of the 80's to the latest dance music, we
are constantly upgrading our collection. However, Its always best
if you just bring a MP3 player or memory stick with a great play
we dance on the explorer party bus?
Sure can but don't forget to hold on.
we drink alcohol on the party bus?
Yes, only if you obtain a liquor license from Auckland Council then
this will keep you safe & within the law. Download a License
application form from our website site.
Often we recommend not drinking on the bus, its far easier to organise.
do we apply for a special license?
We supply the forms for you, you need to complete these forms and
send them with payment to the Auckland Council. You need to apply
20 working days in advance. The council wants to see clear evidence
of a well organised party bus event. See Tips for applying for your
license. We don't apply for a licence on your behalf.
we plug in iPods' etc?
Yes when you hire a party bus from us- any MP3 player can be plugged
into our sound systems. Also CD's and Memory sticks.
can we go?
Check out our Party bus hire page to see where your regular hire
fee's will get you, outside of these areas we charge a small re-positioning
fee. Mostly we take groups to and from the CBD from private parties,
its safe convenient & fun.
you go to Hamilton?
Yes - it's a great night out too. We have an easy 8 hour hire deal
especially for Hamilton.
Hamilton Party bus hires are normally pick-up, take directly to
Hamilton with toilet stops allow 2 hours, then after you have shown
Waikato how to party for 4 hours, we return back to Auckland.
you pick-up at my house?
Yes - no worries, as long as we can safely get a bus down your street
then door to door service is a great way to start your event. For
safety reasons, we cannot take a bus "beyond the curb"
- this means down driveways etc.
the longest time we can hire?
Any - we have hired our buses for up to 13 hours in a day. Take
a group to the races in Tauranga or a BBQ in Omaha, we can cover
the party bus hire include a driver and fuel etc?
Yes - we have our own great team of drivers, we don't allow anyone
except our own vetted and safety conscious staff to drive for us.
We include all costs, fuel & gst in your quoted prices.
you do School Ball transfers?
Yep - there is no better way to get you and your friends to the
ball than in one of our Party Buses. We pick you up, if there is
enough time, take you for a short ride around Auckland before delivering
you and your friends at the ball on time. No alcohol is permitted
on any school ball transfer.
do we hire it?
All hires require a signed copy of our Hire
agreement and your $200 bond / deposit to secure your booking.
Then just pay the hire fee's to your driver.
do I get my Explorer party bus hire Bond back?
We deposit it to your bank account the Monday after your event so
you can spend it on the Tuesday. Please remember to fill out the
account details on your hire form.
if we need extra time?
If you decide to go longer, we can normally assist unless the bus
is scheduled onto another job immediately after. Discuss it with
your driver. Additional hourly charges apply.
there a minimum hire time?
For Party Bus transfers we allow just Pick-up and drop off. For
a small extra charge, we can take you and your friends for a little
joy ride. No alcohol is permitted on transfers.
For regular party bus excursions, we have a minimum hire of 4 hours.
This is calculated from the first pick-up until final drop off.
many pick-up can we have?
You can pick-up and drop off as many times as you like.