Its the big festive fun day out!!


Adventure Inside will be open from 10am on our Wonderland days!

When it comes to Christmas there is no better place to get in the festive spirit than Adventure  Inside! Come and see the big man himself and receive a magical toy at one of the leading Santa experiences in Essex. The fun doesn’t stop there… Each child gets one free adult to join them to see Father Christmas.

Each child also gets a FREE round of golf, FREE Sealife Entry, and £2 worth of Free Video games to use in our Funtopia Arcade. This year we will be welcoming back our much loved Arts and Crafts area and Christmas Entertainment throughout the day.

Your time slot for the Father Christmas experience is issued on arrival. Please bear in mind that there may be a wait until your time to see him, but not to worry, you can use all of the above goodies whilst you are waiting! 


Get amazing discounts on your visit for you, your friends and family if you have an annual pass for Adventure Island, Adventure Inside or Sealife Adventure!

Please Note: babies under 6 months are able to visit Father Christmas for FREE with a paying family.
DISCLAIMER: the under 6-month-old will not receive a passport containing vouchers for Funtopia Arcades, Sealife Adventure and more.

Opening Times

2nd and 3rd December

9th and 10th December

16th to 24th December 2023

Closing times for our Essex Christmas event will be confirmed daily.

For more information, please email

The ultimate father christmas experience for the whole family

It's the big Christmas treat for the whole family and the perfect way to start your festive celebrations

You will receive a special ticket to visit Father Christmas in his magical village, Christmasville. This is where all of his hard working elves live and we’re sure you’ll be able to find him in one of their little cottages.

You will also get a special ticket to receive a fabulous toy of your choice from the selection in the Christmas Toy Store. 

Christmas Toy Store

When you find Father Christmas in Christmasville, he will inform you where you can exchange your toy voucher for a fabulous gift!

Father Christmas Experience Prices

Ticket Type Price Annual Pass Holders Annual Pass Holders: Friends and Family
Christmas Entry with one free accompanying adult £30 £15 £24
Extra Adult £10 £8 £8
Photo in Magnet, Keyring or Folder £10 £8 £8
Photo in Snow Block £15 £12 £12
Christmas Groups £15

Wonderland Group Visit

Adventure Wonderland is the perfect Christmas day out in Southend for your organisation. If you are a group of 15 or more a magical visit to Father Christmas is just £15 per person. Each guest gets entry to see Father Christmas with a free adult ,and receives goodies including a gift from Father Christmas, Entry to Sealife Adventure, a free round of Adventure Golf, and £2 worth of free games in our Funtopia Arcade.

For further information contact our bookings team on, or call 01702 443400.

Please note: you can’t book group visits online.


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