Event Details

Santa by the Surf is back again…..

Santa family Christmas photos at two of Australia’s
most iconic beaches.

Pet friendly – furry family members welcome.

Support your community and local surf clubs.

Come and enjoy the sun, sand, surf and Santa!

North Bondi Surf Club

Sun 6th Dec 8.30am to 1.30pm
Sat 19th Dec 8.30am to 1.30pm
Sun 20th Dec 8.30am to 1.30pm

Bronte Surf Club

Sat 12th Dec 9am to 1pm
Thurs 17th  Dec 8am to 1pm
Fri 18th Dec 8am to 1pm

Changes this year to Santa by the Surf:

Digital photos only.
No walk ups – bookings essential.
1.5m distance from Santa at all times.
Limited spots available this year to ensure time for cleaning.

Covid safe precautions:

Please arrive only 5 mins prior to your booking time to check in with a staff member.
Please practice good hygiene at all times by sanitising your hands at the station provided before entering.
Your temperature will be checked and if it is above 37.5 you will be asked to re-schedule.
Please wait in your group 1.5m from other groups.
Avoid close contact with other groups where possible.
Sadly no sitting on Santa’s knee but he is here to chat and wave at from the Covid safe distance of 1.5 metres.
Once you have chosen your photos, please leave the event site promptly.
Maximum number of 10 people per photo at Bondi and 6 at Bronte.

If you are sick on the day and/or have any Covid symptoms please do not attend.
Please contact Sophie – se@sel.com.au.

Santa Package


  • Digital only
  • Two separate individually selected digital High Res photos sent via eDM/SMS.

Book online


Event Partners

Charity Partners

Santa by the Surf is proudly supporting ‘Forever Johno’, a charity spreading Christmas cheer by
collecting and donating presents to families with sick children. To support please feel free to bring a present
for a child or family member on the day, labelled with suggested gender and age for the gift recipient.