Christmas just isn’t complete without that memorable Santa snap (whether the kids like it or not), so here’s your guide to meeting Santa in the Sutherland Shire and beyond.
Snap a shot with the Jolly man himself!
Santa Photography sessions at Southgate have begun and will run up until Christmas Eve 2017.
Visit the Santa Set out the front of Pontifex Jewellers daily, plus each child photographed receives a FREE plush reindeer toy!
Sensitive Santa and Pet photography sessions are available.
When: See the Southgate website for photo packages, dates & times.
Where: Corner Princes Highway and Port Hacking Road, Sylvania 2224
Menai Market Place
Make some memories this Christmas with the man in red at Menai Market Place. The new Winter Wonderland set is just divine. Sensitive Santa and Pet photography sessions are available.
For session times, visit the Menai Marketplace website.
When: 11 November – 24 December
Where: Santa set in front of Big W
Get your 2017 Christmas Photo today, in partnership with Paddington 2. All children enjoy a free gift from Santa. Details available here.
Where: Level 1, Centre Court
When: Now until 24 December
Come and visit Santa in his cottage and tell him what’s on your Christmas list. You can take your own family photos with Santa, and best of all, its FREE.
Where: Kareela Village, Freya Rd Kareela
When: Sat 2 Dec & Sun 3 Dec 11am to 3pm, Thu 14 Dec & Fri 15 Dec at 11 am to 430 pm, Sat 16 Dec and Sun 17 Dec at 11 am to 3pm, Tue 19 Dec & Thu 21 Dec at 11 am to 430 pm and Sat 23 Dec and Sun 24 Dec at 11am to 430 pm.
Santa’s beach house at Cronulla Plaza has all of the Christmas traditions you love, with an Aussie summer twist for this year’s Santa photos. What’s more, pets are welcome to join in the fun and photos because, let’s face it, they’re part of the family, too!
Where: Cronulla Mall stage area
When: Saturday 25 November until Christmas Eve.
Carols in the Shire – Sutherland
Santa will be at the Carols in the Shire event. You will be able to get a free photo with Santa.
Where: ShireLive Church – opposite Peace Park, 7 Stapleton Avenue, Sutherland.
When: Saturday 16 December from 6 pm to 8pm
Club Central Menai
Grab a Santa Selfie for free every Friday in December. Santa will pay a visit to hear kiddy wish lists and mum and dad can snap away.
Where: Club Central Menai, 44-60 Allison Crescent Menai
When: Every Friday in December.
The Prince Hotel
Drop by and have a free photo with the jolly man himself.
Where: The Prince Hotel, Kirrawee
When: Sunday 10th and 17th of December between 1 pm and 3 pm
City & East
Westfield Bondi Junction
Visit Santa and have your photo taken at the enchanted forest and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Where: Santa will be located on Level 6 in the Restaurant Precinct
When: 12 November – 24 December
For more info, go here.
David Jones Magic Cave
Meet Santa and his elves in a mystical cave to create cherished memories with a photo or DVD! A green screen will transport you to a mystical land. Santa is also available in select David Jones stores across Sydney.
Where: Elizabeth Street Store, 86 -108 Castlereagh St, Sydney
When: Dates and times available online.
QVB Enchanted Garden **BOOKED OUT**
Go under the twinkling lights of Santa’s new enchanted garden where kids can discover flowers, birds and characters that will surprise and enchant. Bookings are online only.
When: Available from now until 24 December
Where: Level 2, Queen Victoria Building, George St Sydney CBD
For more info and to book, go here.