The Real Santa and Elves

We bring The Real Santa experience to life in Australia!

Our professional, handpicked and fully trained performers are qualified to spread the Christmas magic.

You can choose from a range of performers and props to match your business and event needs.

We have flexible hire periods from minimum one hour to full day bookings, and whole week to the whole silly season.

We are very experienced spreading the Christmas cheer, and have serviced a great range or clients. Go to our Testimonial page to see what they say about The Real Santa.

Christmas in July & Winter Holiday Season

The Real Santa and his Spritely Real Elf performers will be in Melbourne and Sydney this Winter to celebrate Christmas in July and the Winter Holiday Season.

We bring The Real Santa Winter Christmas Experience to life with our professional, handpicked, fully trained performers who are qualified to spread the magic, only a White Christmas can bring!

The Real Virtual Santa

This Christmas, you can have Virtual Santa appearances at Christmas Parties and events in your homes, events or workplaces all around Australia and even in other Countries! No matter what you can hire a Santa and he will show up to speak with you directly and realistically.

Meet Santa on your phone, tablet, laptop or even your Smart TV.

There are 4 packages to choose from:

  • The Real Virtual Santa Call
  • The Real Virtual Santa-Gram
  • The Real Virtual Santa Stream
  • The Real Virtual Santa Party

We have performers to suit your event type

Corporate Family Days The Real Santa

Corporate Events & Family Days

Schools and Kinders The Real Santa

Schools & Kindergartens

Community and Charity The Real Santa

Community & Charity Events

Events Hotels and Restaurants The Real Santa

Hotels & Restaurants

Shopping Malls and Retail The Real Santa

Shopping Malls & Retail

Workplace Parties The Real Santa

Workplace Christmas Parties

Sports and Community Clubs The Real Santa

Sports & Community Clubs

Private Homes The Real Santa

Private Home Events

And Hospitals, Airports, Retirement Villages, Nightclubs…

…You name it, we’ve done and will do it again!

Have a look at our Galleries to see some of our past events, or read our Testimonials to find out why our clients love The Real Santa.

We also have a range of Props, Equipment and Decorations for hire in some cities.  Click on your nearest Location to find out whats available to you. Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Geelong, Gold Coast, Ballarat & Wollongong

We have performers like The Real Elf, Photographer Elf or Face-painter Elf to accompany The Real Santa. To add to the Christmas atmosphere, we have a wide variety of Props for hire along with ornate Thrones and Photo Backdrops.

Book The Real Santa to tailor-make an appearance at your event.

The Real Santa - Christmas is About Giving

Santa has made many appearances, you can always ask him for advice…

Why Choose Us:

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Professional expertise

The Real Santa has well over a decade of experience adding magic to all sorts of events across Australia. We have an extremely high customer satisfaction rate, people love what we do and book us year after year.

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Quality Performers

All our performers are fully trained, professional and handpicked to spread the Christmas magic. All our performers have Working with Children Checks, and have Public Liability cover.

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Great range of Props

We offer a variety of Props for hire to match your business and event needs. Our hire periods are flexible, from minimum one hour to full day bookings, or a whole week to the whole silly season, whatever work for you.

Child Safety

We take Child Safety extremely seriously. Not only are our performers carefully screened and hold Working with Children Checks, we also incorporate a thorough induction on the 'Child Safe Code of Conduct' in our comprehensive training.


The Real Santa promotes and practices Inclusivity at all levels - we do not discriminate against race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, political leaning, physical or mental ability, etc. We celebrate the diversity of our communities!

Operation since 1998

We have been spreading the Christmas Magic in Australia since 1998. We expanded from 1 performer and 1 city to over 60 performers across 8 cities in that time and continue to grow while maintain the boutique, personal experience.

See what our clients have to say about us…

The Real Santa offers some great packages

Don’t know what you will need for your event?

No worries mate! We can help you customise your order whether it’s an outdoor festival, a shopping centre appearance or setting up photos with Santa – we have your back!

Roaming Santa Photography Package
  • Roaming Santa Photography Package

    • The Real Santa, Spritely Elf + Photographer Elf
    • Including edited Photo images provided on USB or Email
    • Available in Melbourne and Sydney

Basic Christmas Set Package
  • Basic Christmas Set Package

    • Ornate Santa Throne, Christmas Tree, Photo Backdrop
    • Optional: Add Santa, Elf and/or Photographer Elf
    • Available in Melbourne and Sydney

Deluxe Christmas Set Package
  • Deluxe Christmas Set Package

    • Ornate Santa Throne, Christmas Tree, Photo Backdrop, Freestanding Props, Red Carpet, Christmas Bollards
    • Optional: Upgrade to large-scale Props eg. Life-size Sleigh, Reindeer, Toy Soldiers, Mailbox etc.
    • Available in Melbourne and Sydney