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Santa Photos The Palms 2023

Santa Photos

Our magical santa photo experience is a must for families who want to create lasting memories. Imagine the joy on your children’s faces as they sit on Santa’s lap and share their wish lists. This year The Palms will be transformed into a winter candyland, complete with twinkling lights and festive decorations. Don’t miss out on an incredible opportunity to capture your santa photo and create cherished memories at The Palms.  


We have a variety of santa photo packages available, you can make your booking today and secure a time that is convenient for you. Whether you want to bring along your family and friends, have a sensitive Santa experience, or even get some adorable pet photos, we have photography sessions to suit everyone’s needs. And that’s not all! All children who visit Santa will also receive a special gift to take home. Make sure to book your Santa photos online now at The Palms!


See the full price list here.


Sunday 3 – Friday 8 December 11 am – 3 pm

Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 December 10 am – 3 pm

Monday 11 December 11 am – 3 pm

Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 December 11 am – 4 pm

Saturday 16 December 9 am – 5 pm

Sunday 17 December 10 am – 5 pm

Monday 18 – Saturday 23rd December 9  am – 5 pm 

Sunday 24 December 10 am – 5 pm


Get ready for a magical experience that will melt your heart. The Palms Shopping Centre is bringing you the opportunity to book your very own pet santa photos with Santa Claus himself! Can you imagine the joy and excitement on your furry friend’s face as they get to meet the jolly old man in the red suit? This is a one-of-a-kind chance to capture precious memories with your beloved pets. Pets include: dogs, cats, bunny’s, guinea pigs, turtles… you name it, Santa wants to meet them!


Hurry and secure your Pet Paw-trait spot now at The Palms Shopping Centre! BOOKINGS ARE LIMITED. 


Note: prior to booking, all pets and owners must meet 5 mins before your booking OUTSIDE the centre, in the outdoor dining area. 


Sunday 3- Monday 4 December 3.30 – 5.30 pm

Sunday 10 – Monday 11 December 3.30 – 5.30 pm 

Sunday 17 – Monday 18 December 4.30 – 6.30 pm 


 We understand that some children may have sensory challenges, and that’s why we have created a relaxed environment just for them. Our Sensitive Santa photo experience is designed to provide a calm and comfortable photography session, ensuring that every child feels at ease. And the best part? These sessions are held before the stores open, so you can enjoy a quieter and more sensory-friendly Santa experience. 


Remember, online bookings are essential for these special photography sessions. 



Saturday 9 December 9 am – 10 am

Sunday 17 December 9 am – 10am – more bookings coming soon 



Your experience will entail walking through a winter candyland, where you will meet Santa’s helpers, receive a Palms Christmas gift^, and take a  photo with Santa. 

Please note bookings are limited and only available until sold out. The maximum number of people per session is four— a minimum of one child and one adult. A child is classed as a newborn to 15 years, adult is classed as 16 years and over.
The 2023 Palms Christmas gift is an activity book & pencils, which are only available while stocks last.

If you are booking Pet Photo photos, you are agreeing to the below terms: 

It is the responsibility of pet owners to ensure that they are accountable for their furry friends at all times. If necessary, pet owners must bring waste disposal bags to properly handle their pet’s waste. However, please note that it is strictly prohibited to dispose of waste in the bins located inside the center.

In the event that any animal displays aggressive behavior, we kindly request that they be promptly removed from the center to maintain a safe environment for all.

Prior to your scheduled booking time, pet owners must wait at the designated entrance outside of the center. Upon arrival, a staff member will meet you at the specified entrance and guide you to the Santa photography set. Please remember to bring your pets with you into the centre  for their photos.

If you have any questions regarding your photography sessions, please contact us on 03 385 3067. 


See the full price list here.
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