Santa Photography

Capture the magic of Christmas at the Wish Catching Outpost
Santa arrives at Charlestown Square on Saturday 6 November at Charlie's Christmas Spectacular. 

We have a new COVID Safe Santa experience this year so you can enjoy your magical moment! 

COVID Safe Santa Photography:
  • Online bookings are essential.
  • Masks are mandated when entering and exiting the Santa set, however, once seated both you and Santa may remove your masks to capture the perfect magical moment. Please follow the direction of our friendly photography staff who will let you know when to remove your mask.
  • Mask can only be removed if the photo only includes members of same household
  • In line with government health requirements,  Santa and all customers must be fully vaccinated unless they are exempt          (e.g.: are under the required age).  
  • You will be required to sign into the Santa Set via the Service.NSW app.
  • Only 1 family permitted per booking. A small booking fee applies.
  • Due to safety requirements, delays may be experienced if you arrive outside of your appointment time. 
  • No cash payments accepted. Tap & go will be available on the day.
  • Set cleaning and sanitisation will take place between photos.
  • Visitors will need to use hand sanitiser before and after their session.
  • Santa Photography will operate as a contactless experience, 1.5m social distancing will be in place between visitors and Santa to keep everyone safe.

Location:
Santa will be at the Charlestown Square Wish Catching Outpost located in Centre Court outside Myer on Level 1. 
 
Do I need to book my Santa Photography Session?
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You'll need to pre-book your session to make sure Santa knows you're coming! There won't be any walk-in sessions available.
What are the times for Santa Photography?
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Santa arrives on Saturday 6th of November and will be here until Christmas eve, times vary each day. Visit our website for available bookings.
What time should I arrive for my booking?
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Please allow for arrival time of 5 minutes prior to your booking.
Where is the Santa set/house located?
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Santa will be at the Charlestown Square Wishing Outpost in Centre Court outside Myer on level 1.
Is the Santa set wheel chair friendly?
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Yes. The Santa set is wheel chair accessible
Where should I park for Santa Photography?
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The best parking available is in the Orange carpark, entry to this carpark is on Ridley Street, Charlestown.
Can I still get my Santa Photography if I am late, or miss my session?
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We cannot guarantee to fit you into a time close by to your session, however will do our best to accommodate.
Can I re-schedule my appointment?
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If you are unable to make your appointment you can reschedule by clicking on the link in your confirmation email.
Do I need to wear a mask?
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Masks are mandated when entering and exiting the Santa set, however, once seated both you and Santa may remove your masks to capture the perfect magical moment. Please follow the direction of our friendly photography staff who will let you know when to remove your mask.
Do I need to show my COVID vaccine certificate?
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Yes, people aged 16 or over need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a signed medical exemption as a condition of entry until the 15th of December.
Do you offer pet photography?
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Yes. Your furry friends are welcome (cats, dogs and rabbits) please ensure you pets arrive on a leash as there will be other pets around.
Opening hours
REGULAR TRADING HOURS
Mon - 9am - 5.30pm
Tue - 9am - 5.30pm
Wed - 9am - 5.30pm
Thu - 9am - 9pm
Fri - 9am - 5.30pm
Sat - 9am - 5pm
Sun - 10am - 5pm
Location
Charlestown Square
30 Pearson Street
Charlestown NSW 2290
Phone: 02 4944 4333