Santa Photo destinations in the Shire and Beyond

Christmas isn’t complete without a picture of the big man in red with your family! Here is your guide on where to capture the all-important Santa photo, in the Sutherland Shire and beyond.

This year we asked the Mums in our Community Facebook Group to share their Santa pics with us and we’ve added them all to the gallery below. If you would like to submit your pics please email hello@mumsof Merry Christmas x

Sutherland Shire


The Santa Set is in full swing at Southgate and will run up until 4pm on Christmas Eve 2018.

Southgate also offer Sensitive Santa and Pet photography sessions, along with a blue eyed Santa on selected dates. See the Southgate website for photo packages, dates & times.

When: Now until 24th December 2018.
Where: The Santa Set is located out the front of Pontifex Jewellers

Menai Marketplace

Skipping lengthy Christmas Photo queues is being offered at Menai Marketplace with the addition of Fastpass bookings. Through their website you can book your selected date and time, then turn up and head straight to the Fastpass line to grab your Santa snap.

Menai Marketplace also offer Sensitive Santa photos on selected dates.

The centre is also encouraging community spirit this Christmas by donating hampers to families in need in the 2234 area. To help, please donate any non perishable food items to the Big Red Sanata Sack outside of Woolworths.

For session times, visit the Menai Marketplace website.

When: Now until Christmas Eve
Where: Centre Court

Westfield Miranda

The wait is over, it’s time to mark your calendar with the anticipated event of Santa’s arrival at Westfield Miranda.

Your favourite white-bearded, red-suited man will be arriving in style, joined by his trusted elves and friendly helpers. Stay until the very end, and you will be treated to a magical Christmas surprise!

Online bookings are encouraged through their website. Sensory Santa and pet photos with your favourite four legged friend photos are also available on selected dates and times.

Where: Level 1, Centre Court
When: Now until Christmas Eve

Kareela Village

Selfies with Santa! Come and take your FREE selfie with Santa every Thursday through Sunday from December 6th at selected times.

Kareela Village is offering their own advent calendar with special deals from the stores within the village, face painting on December 18th, and Christmas workshops including Christmas Card designing, ginger bread man and door hanger decorating and Santa letter giveaways from December 5th-8th. For all the details please visit their facebook page .

Where:  Kareela Village, Freya Rd Kareela
When: From December 6th, Thursday – Sunday, 10-12pm & 3-5pm each day.


Santa will be located in Cronulla Mall with his beach house back drop for the ultimate Cronulla Beach Santa photo. Best part is pets are welcome for all sessions!

Where: Cronulla Mall stage area
When: Now until Christmas Eve.


Santa arrives at Engadine Town Square from November 24th for photos.

Where: Engadine Town Square Shopping Centre
When: November 24th-25th, December 1st-2nd, December 9th-24th – 10am-2pm.

South West

Revesby Workers Club

Avoid the shopping centre crowds and experience the Revesby Workers Club beautiful and interactive Santa Set for 2018 Christmas photos. All Santa’s pass the ‘beard pull’ test and each photographer is trained with all the tricks for reluctant models.

Children can enjoy the Christmas craft activity station, the Christmas fairy will also be making an appearance every weekend, and for the big kids a coffee and treat cart! For more information on session times, packages, prices and Sensory Santa sessions, visit

Where: Revesby Workers Club
When: Now, Tuesday – Sunday at selected times until Christmas Eve. Please check their website for more details.

City & East

Westfield Bondi Junction

Create a memory that captures the magic of Christmas and book your photo with Santa at Westfield Bondi Junction. For more info, go here.

Where: Santa will be located on Level 6 near Event Cinemas
When: 11 November – 24 December

David Jones Sydney CBD – Enchanted Garden

Go under the twinkling lights of Santa’s enchanted garden where kids can discover flowers, birds and characters that will surprise and enchant. Bookings are online only. For more info and to book, go here.

When: Available from November 29 – Christmas Eve
Where: Market Street & Elizabeth Street stores Sydney CBD.

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