Waikerie Santa’s Cave | Nov – Dec 2017

The community of Waikerie created Santa’s Cave in 1996 to celebrate the spirit of Christmas.

The Waikerie Institute every year is transformed into a wonderland full of colourful Christmas displays, thousands of fairy lights, Christmas trees, the Nativity and lots of baubles that sparkle and shine.

Santa officially takes up residence in the Cave after the Waikerie Christmas Pageant on the last Friday in November.

The Cave is open daily from 11am – 6pm including weekends and Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day and open again from the 26th December till 31st December daily from 10am – 2pm.

Thousands of visitors have been captivated by this Christmas display. Enjoy a magical experience in the Waikerie Institute when you visit the Waikerie Santa’s Cave. By entering via the ramp entrance off McCoy Street you will come across a world of amazement for all ages to enjoy from Nativity to Wonderland. Enjoy air conditioned facilities providing a comfortable atmosphere for all. Browse through Santa’s gift shop and purchase some of the many gifts, toys and local produce on offer suitable for all your family and friends.

Santa will be in residence until Christmas Eve at the following times:

School Term

  • Monday to Friday 4pm – 6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday 11am – 6pm

School Holidays

  • Monday to Friday 11am -6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday 11am -6pm
  • Christmas Eve 11am -6pm

Cost: Gold coin donation is appreciated.

Waikerie is a regional district of South Australia 170kms northeast of Adelaide.  Information can also be found at the Waikerie District Visitor Information Centre, Strangman Drive, Waikerie (phone: 08 85410708).

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Waikerie website.

What:  Waikerie Santa’s Cave

When:  last Friday in November – 31st December 2017 (see times above)

Where:  Waikerie Institute, enter via the ramp off McCoy Street | Waikerie, South Australia

Who:  All ages (wheelchair accessible)

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