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Celebrate Christmas in the sky!

  • Saturday November 4th 2017
  • Christmas, school holidays

The Sydney Tower Eye

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Jingle all the way to Sydney Tower Eye this Christmas and experience the magic of the North Pole in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.

From 1 December – 23 December, the Observation Deck at the Sydney Tower Eye will be transformed into Santa’s Highest Grotto – a Christmas wonderland 250 metres above street level.

Children (and parents!) are invited to share their Christmas wishes with Santa as they’re transported to his festive grotto complete with a fireplace, music and a Christmas tree. 

Along with the Christmas festivities, visitors to Sydney Tower Eye will have the opportunity to capture their magical visit with a FREE* Santa photo!

Santa’s Grotto will be open at Sydney Tower Eye from Friday 1 December – Saturday 23 December. During this time Santa will be open for visits and last minute present requests on:


1-15 December: 4pm to 7pm

16-23 December: 11am to 6pm


1-23 December: 11am to 6pm

Whether it’s a family tradition, a gift or just for fun, Santa’s Highest Grotto at Sydney Tower Eye has something for everyone to enjoy this festive season.

T&Cs: *Free photo with Santa for every Observation Deck ticket purchased, during 1 December to 23 December 2017.

Santa photo days and times are as follows:

December 1 -15:

Monday – Friday: 4-7pm

Sat/Sun: 11am-6pm

December 16 – 23: 11am-6pm daily

T&Cs for the 10% off discount (promo codes: CHILDMAG, IWMS and 4185)

CHILDMAG, IWMS and 4185 promo codes to be redeemed at walk up or online. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, group, family, concession or multi-attraction tickets. Valid for Observation Deck walk up and online admission tickets purchased on site or booked online between 01/12/2017 and 23/12/2017. Ticket includes access to 4D cinema, internal observation deck & FREE photo with Santa.