Places to Take Pictures with Santa in Sydney

Christmas would not be complete without you or your kids having photos with Santa Claus. Here is our guide on the best places on Santa photos in 2018.

Places Offers Santa Photo Sessions in Sydney


Santa with little boy

Southgate Shopping Centre offers Santa Photo session that will start on 3rd November until Christmas Eve, They also offer Sensitive Santa Session which are ideal for children & adults with special needs, who are sensory sensitive or simply are not comfortable to the noisy background of a typical Shopping centre. Photo Santa session will be held at Southgate’s Santa Set (located out the front of Pontifex Jewellers).

Sometimes there is a Blue-eyed Santa walking and allowing for Santa photo but to catch him you have to visit their website.

Menai Market Place

menai marketplace santa photos

It is a happy place that offers Santa Photo sessions, as well as Sensitive Santa session and Pet photography session which is set in front of Big W. Photo session, starts at November 16 onward with a price range of $30 to $50. To avoid the queue they offer their FastPass booking. To do that, check their website to see for available date and time.

Westfield Miranda

family picture with santa

Santa photography at Westfield Miranda, the set is located at Centre court, level 1. Create a fun and loving memory with Santa this year and visit their website for available time slot an date. Walk ins are welcome at any time, however bookings are encouraged to avoid the queue.

Kareela Village

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Located at Kareela Village, Freya Rd Kareela, and Go and visit Santa and tell him you Christmas wish. Experience Brilliant and Enchanting Photo session together with the whole Family. And what’s more, it’s free. Photo session starts December 09 to December 24 2018. What are you waiting for?
More information here.


santa hat on sand

Santa photos at Cronulla Beach which will be set at Grassed area next to Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club. Photo Session start on November 30 to December 24 2018. Pets are also welcome to join all of the Christmas traditions you love, with an Aussie summer twist for this year’s Santa photos.

West Sydney

Westfield Parramatta

Westfield Parramatta santa

Capture the magic of Christmas and get your photos taken with Santa at level 2, Centre Court of Westfield Parramatta starting on November 10 to Christmas Eve. Prices vary upon the photo package you avail. What’s more, children that meet Santa and have a photo taken with him will receive adorable reindeer ears to wear. Booking online is recommended since it is the busiest time of the year but walk ins are also welcome.

North Sydney

Westfield Chatswood

Children santa photo sessions

Located at Westfield Chatswood, 1 Anderson Street Chatswood, Photo session starts on Nov 17 to Dec 24 2018. Create a memory that captures the magic of Christmas and book your photo with Santa at Westfield Chatswood. Booking ahead online is encouraged to skip the queue. Those Children will receive a token or gift as part of the photo session. Prices vary upon the photo package you choose, click here for more info.

St Ives

Photo session with Santa

Bring the Christmas spirit because Santa is coming at Level 1 (near Priceline), St Ives Shopping Village, 166 Mona Vale Road, St. Ives. Photo session with Santa Starts on Saturday 17 November until Monday 24 December.

Santa photos are available everyday from 12pm. Better check website for other schedule and events they offer.


hornsby santa photos

Create a memory that captures the magic of Christmas and book your photo with Santa at Westfield Hornsby Center Court Level 3. Photo session starts at Nov 10 to Dec 24 2018. They also offer Sensitive Santa Photo session Those Children will receive a token or gift as part of the photo session. So better book you slot online to avoid the queue but walk-ins are also welcome.

North Ryde

little girl posing with santa claus

Get ready for the magic of Christmas this year with our Santa’s Kingdom experience here at Macquarie Centre to be set at Santa’s Wonderland, Level 1 outside Target. Photo Session starts on November 10 – Christmas Eve. Every child that have their photos taken with Santa will receive a free Christmas plush toy. Skip the queue and have more time to shop by pre-booking your Santa photos online and receive a FastPass.

Three bookings available during each session which is recommended so you could avoid the queue. A small booking fee applies. Walk-ins are still accepted throughout the day. Click here to book now.

Sydney CBD

David Jones

David Jones santa photos

Meet Santa and his Elves this Christmas in Queens Plaza, Robina Town Centre & Hay Street Mall. Photo session with our beloved Santa starts on November 10 up to Christmas Eve. So, Book now a time online or come in and leave your details with Santa’s Elves who will send you a text when he’s ready. Book online here.

Sydney Tower Eye

sydney tower eye santa photos

Sydney Tower Eye the tallest Observation Deck in Sydney, with 360-degree views of the city, it is a unique space to host your next event. Not only is Sydney Tower Eye a unique event venue for private functions, but they also host some great public events too. Starting on November 18 up to Christmas eve All Children are Free to have their pictures taken with Santa surrounded by a fireplace, some festive music and a Christmas tree, of course.

Ticket prices and availability can be viewed at The Sydney tower eye.

Santa Ferries

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Get you and your children pictures taken with Santa at the Harbour as your backdrop to capture your special moment while enjoying a leisurely trip on selected Sydney ferry routes. Santa’s elves will also be there to bring colour and more fun to the event. Photos are also FREE and all you need to pay is your ferry ticket. Contact ph 92659333 for exact ferry trip prices