Aussie Santa at the Beach
Dear Jennifer, 
Words cannot describe how excited I was to open this email and then to see our beautiful photos! 
Words cannot capture my thanks for the ease of the process, speed in receiving our photos and your amazing product. 
Thank you, thank you, thank you! 
You will most definitely be seeing us again next year. 
Kind regards, 


These are just awesome! You're definitely good at what you do to have managed to catch all of us looking good and all in the same direction!! I was skeptical. LOL. 
I definitely hope you keep doing it as you will see again next year (and most of my friends too by the responses! Thanks again. These photos are a massive hit, especially with my family back in NY and Boston. 
Merry Christmas!

Aussie Santa Photos at Long Reef Beach

Aussie Santa Photos Response to Current COVID 19 Situation

Aussie Santa Photos is confident we'll be able to operate this Christmas under our COVID Safe procedures. Unless health recommendations change for our area, our first session will be after children are back to school. The fact we work outdoors and can keep families socially distanced, our staff are all double vaccinated. 

Please see below the procedures we have in place to protect the families visiting Santa:
-       All families wait at least 1.5 m apart for their session with Santa (we have whole beach in the outdoors so there is no need to be in the proximity of any other group)
-       Santa’s bench is wiped down with surface disinfectant between each group
-       Staff members from J Roberts Photography will all be double vaccinated.
-       Sessions are 5mins in the outdoors further reducing the risk of exposure.
We look forward to seeing those families who come along for their visit to Aussie Santa @ Long Reef Beach!

Aussie Santa Photos at Long Reef Beach

Have your kids photos with Santa with an Aussie feel. Our Santa will be set up at Long Reef Beach on Sydney's Northern Beaches for your family to come down and capture the essence of Christmas in Sydney.

No need to wait in queues for your time with Santa, our bookings are 5mins per family, made in advance, and you'll receive 3 high resolution images to post, email, print as you wish. You could even use the photos for your family Christmas cards.


We are so priviledged to be able to continue to offer our Aussie Santa Photos at the beach, for our 7th year, as it is a COVID Safe setting outdoor with plenty of space for social distancing.

However we do require your help to ensure it is safe for all. Our COVID Safe Plan requires each family to wait at least 1.5m away from other families. 

The bench will be cleaned between each session, and Santa will use hand sanitiser between each group.


Unfortunately this year we won't be able to provide props so you'll need to bring your own hats, reindeer ears, glasses, baubles etc. Santa hats too best as they really pop in the photograph. Also why not bring your own christmas masks to wear with Santa in 2021 COVID year!

The Package - $80

Each booking of 5 mins includes 3 high resolution images available for download within 72 hours. 


Santa will be available to sit with at Long Reef Beach this November and December. Dates and times listed below:

Sunday 14th          3pm - 6.00pm - FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 21st          3pm - 6.00pm - FULLY BOOKED
Saturday 27th        3pm - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 28th          3pm - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 5th          3pm  - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Friday 10th          3pm  - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 12th        3pm  - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 15th  3pm -  6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Friday 17th         3pm  - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 19th       3pm  - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED
Tuesday 21st      3pm  - 6.30pm - FULLY BOOKED

Please select 'Aussie Santa Photos' as the dropdown option for Services on the booking page.

Waitlist for Cancellations

While we are fully booked for 2021 we do get cancellations. If you'd like to be notified when bookings become available please put your details below.

Thank you!


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Santa's Location

Santa will be located at Long Reef Beach, at the end of the path through the dunes from the Surf Club. 

To access the Surf Club carpark if you are travelling from the south you will need to travel past the entrance and do a U turn as indicated on the map.

Please note our location may change depending on the weather conditions so look for signs from the car park.

See below map:


What to wear?

What you wear will make all the difference to the final produce. Combinations of red, green, white and navy work well, or any combination of neutral colours you like. The best tip is to lay them all out on a bed and ensure that if all the clothes were somehow worn on the one person they wouldn't clash. Please come as Christmasy as you like, it adds to the fun. 

Please also note it can be very bright at the beach, even though we face the children away from the sun the sand is very light and reflects a lot of light. If you or your children struggle with bright like please consider adding sunglasses to your outfit for the day.

Do you take bookings for Bigger or Extended Families?

Yes, we recommend you book a couple of consecutive sessions to ensure you get more options for photos, as there are 3 images per session.

What happens in the case of wet weather?

We will put alternate dates together or arrange for a booking on an alternate date we already have available for you.

What's your cancellation policy?

Please note we do not accept cancellations within 48 hours of your booking. If you are unable to make the session please notify us prior and we'll endeavour to arrange an alternative session for you. Or you are welcome to find a replacement for your session time.

Can we bring our dog?
Northern Beaches Council do not permit dogs on the beach. However, many families carry their dogs and bring them with them. It's your decision.
What's the best time of day for photos?
The later in the day the better, the sunset light at Long Reef Beach is always beautiful to if you can bring the kids down after dinner that would be the best option.

To Make a Booking

Please select 'Aussie Santa Photos ' as the service then your preferred date to view the available session times and make a booking.

Please note the booking system automatically jumps to the next available date from the one you select on the calendar. Please double check the date you are booking before making payment.

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