Santa will be visiting early and staying later so that you can have your special family member photographed with him.


Session times between: 7am – 9am on the following dates:

  • Saturday 9 December  | 7am – 8.30am
  • Sunday 10 December  | 7am – 8.30am
  • Wednesday 13 December  | 6pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 16 December  | 7am – 8.30am
  • Sunday 17 December  | 7am – 8.30am


*There are a few conditions to these sessions, see below so please read these carefully.

Booking is essential 


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The best place to park will be outside Gloria Jean’s Coffees.  To ensure all animals are treated respectfully we will have ambassadors on hand to assist you and your loved one into the centre, one at a time.

Please be patient so that we can ensure your experience is as great as you expect.


*Pet Photos Terms & Conditions

By participating in The Base’s pet photography, you agree to these terms and conditions:

  • If you are attending our Pet Santa photos please arrive 10 minutes prior to your session time and wait at the entry doors to the centre in by Gloria Jean’s Coffees.
  • The carpark is located on the east side of Te Awa at the northern end.
  • Please wait in the carpark until one of our Ambassadors escorts you to the Santa set in your given time slot.
  • As each session time is 5 minutes, please ensure that you arrive in time for your session as a missed booking will not be rescheduled.
  • Unfortunately, your pet Arachnid is unable to attend or any pet over 50kgs
  • Pets must be brought into the centre on a lead or in a cage.
  • Owner must be responsible for their pet/s at all times.
  • Owner must bring waste disposal bags to clean up after their pet if required. Please note that waste is prohibited from being placed inside the bins in-centre.
  • We will attempt to keep to your booking time, however, if you do have to wait, your patience is appreciated.
  • In the event that any animal exhibits aggressive behaviour, we will ask that they be removed from the centre.


If the booking date you select is unavailable, that means spots have been filled. However, check in closer to the date in case any last minute spots become available.

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