Magical Christmas Experience

Visit Santa Claus in Gorey, Wexford

Visit Santa in Gorey, Wexford at his Kia Ora Mini Farm Magical Christmas Experience

Santa Claus is delighted to announce his return to the Wexford Winter Wonderland that is Kia Ora Mini Farm. Come visit the animals, see Santa’s cosy home and view in amazement our enchanting musical light show.

Admission: €24.50 per child, €12.50 per adult, €12.50 under 11 months old

The Booking Time that you are choosing is the actual time that you will meet Santa. You can arrive at the farm any time during our opening times prior to this time but AT LEAST 15 minutes prior to the booking time. All guests on the booking should arrive to check in together. If your booking is late in the evening you should give yourself plenty of time to visit our animals and have a look around the farm before you make your way to visit Santa. Please be outside Santa’s door 5 minutes before your booking time.

Opening Hours Christmas 2023

  • Sat 25th & Sun 26th Nov 1pm to 7pm
  • Saturday, 2nd Dec & Sunday, 3rd Dec: 1pm – 7pm
  • Fri, 8th Dec: 4pm to 7pm
  • Saturday, 9th Dec & Sunday, 10th Dec: 1pm – 7pm
  • Mon, 11th Dec to Fri 15th Dec: 4pm to 7pm
  • Saturday, 16th Dec & Sunday, 17th Dec: 1pm to 7pm
  • Monday 18th Dec & Tues 19th Dec: 4pm to 7pm
  • Wed 20th to Thurs 23rd Dec: 1pm to 7pm


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Each booking refers to a single family, then add the number of adults and children who will be attending.

If you wish to book another family, please make a separate booking

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Each good child will receive VIP access to our fantastic new present room where they can pick their own unwrapped present from our large range with the help of our merry elf.

From start to finish a festive Christmas visit to Santa at Kia Ora Farm in Wexford is full of sparkle and will include:-

  • Thousands of Twinkling Lights
  • Live Stable of Bethlehem
  • Illuminated Light Show
  • Feed the Reindeer and other animals
  • Visit Santa’s Bedroom Kitchen, Workshop and Post Office
  • Post your Letter in Santa’s Post Box

From start to finish a festive Christmas visit to Santa at Kia Ora Farm in Wexford is full of sparkle and will include:-

  • Each Family will have their own booking time with Santa Claus. You Can take as many photos as you wish and throughout the farm.
  • Each good child will then be directed to the Giant Present Room to check if their family is on the list to choose their fantastic gift.
  • Please ensure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your booking time to ensure that you are ready to meet Santa at the time specified in your booking.
  • Please ensure that everyone on the booking arrives together at the same time to the entrance for check in to the farm at least 15 minutes prior to time booked to see Santa.


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to book or can I purchase tickets on the day?
Yes, tickets must be purchased in advance on our website . Please have your e-ticket ready for scanning on arrival. All tickets are emailed immediately to the email address providing on booking. If you do not receive the email, please check your spam/junk folder before
contacting us.
Should we arrive early?
YES. On days when are opening hours are 4 pm to 7pm we will open at 3.45pm. On days when our opening ours are 1pm to 7pm we will open the doors at 12.45pm. The time you book is your actual time to visit Santa so you should allow yourself plenty of time to check in before making your way over to Santa’s house. If you have a later booking time with Santa please arrive to the farm early to enjoy the farm before your scheduled Santa visit. The farm and coffee shop will close at 7pm after the last Santa visit. Please have your e-ticket ready for scanning on arrival and please all arrive as a group together for your booking.
Will we get to see Santa individually?
Yes, each family will visit Santa in their individual family group that they have booked in.
Will we get a photo with Santa?
We do not take photos but you can take as many photos and videos on your device as you wish. Please tag us on social media as we love to see the experience through our visitor’s eyes.
Do I need a ticket for a baby?

Tickets for babies under 11 months are €12.50 and include a present from Santa that you can pick yourself from our present room.

How many can I have in each group?
Our maximum number per individual family group is 20.
Is it all outside/What clothes are suitable?
Santa is indoors and our small animal shed and our large winter animal shed are indoors. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and footwear. We have cement paths all around the farm so wellies are not necessary but are welcome. Why not wear some Christmas Jumpers or hats? Kia Ora will endeavour to ensure that all events will go ahead no matter what the weather. In the unlikely event that we have to cancel any event, we will post notices on our website and social media pages, and try to contact the ticket holders affected to reschedule.
Can I bring a buggy/Is the farm wheelchair accessible?
Yes, we have cement paths all around the farm so it is fully wheelchair/buggy accessible.
Is Kia Ora’s Magical Christmas Experience ASD friendly?
Yes, we have many customers who visit us throughout the event every year. If you have special requirements, please contact us. We are hoping to have a sensory friendly evening and details will be posted on this in the coming days.
Are there discounts for Carers?
Yes. Carer’s receive free entry but they must show their Carer’s card immediately on arrival at the farm. Carers should book all their group in but not themselves and put a note on the booking that a Carer will be accompanying the group. Please have your Carer’s card ready to show on arrival to avoid any delay.
Is there parking at the farm?
Yes, we have free parking for all our customers.
Will the coffee shop/gift shop be open?
Yes, our coffee shop will be serving hot drinks, cold drinks, cakes and sweets and our gift shop will also be open. The coffee/gift shop will close at 7pm sharp every evening.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, but all dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. Please bring bags with you to clean up any messes.
If public guidelines change and the event cannot go ahead will I be refunded?
Due to the ever changing public health guidelines, in the event that our experience is unable to proceed we will refund our customers for the dates affected.
Cancellations/Changes and refunds policy
If you wish to change your booking this is subject to availability. A minimum of 48 hours notice is required. Please email:
In the unfortunate event that you can’t make it to Kia Ora’s Magical Christmas Experience, if you cancel more than seven days before your booking date we will be delighted to provide you with a full refund. If you cancel less than seven days and up to 24 hours before your booking (during working hours) we will offer a 50% refund. In the event that we are able to resell your tickets we will provide a full refund less an administration fee of €5.00. Please email
We are unable to refund for any cancellations received after this time. You can also can sell your tickets to another party. Please note that in purchasing tickets you agree to these terms and conditions.
I am having trouble booking online – Is there a problem with the website?
All available dates and time slots are on our website However we have noticed that people using old versions of the browser Internet Explorer are having
difficulty booking. If you are unable to see our booking dates or unable to book try changing your browser to Google Chrome or Safari.
Please note that as time slots fill up there may only be 1 or 2 spaces available in a time slot – as a result you may be unable to book in your family. We would recommend trying another date and time if you experience this issue. If you select any ticket type you will be able to see how many spaces are left in any particular time slot.
However, if you experience any issues, please call us on 086-8788424 and we will try to help.


Limited time slots have been provided in accordance with the Covid-19 social distancing restrictions. By proceeding to book you are confirming agreement to the following Terms & Conditions:

  • *All tickets to visit Santa must be booked online. We will not accept any visitors without a booking.
  • *The time you are booking is the time that you will visit Santa. EVERYONE ON YOUR BOOKING MUST ARRIVE TOGETHER for check in at least 15 minutes before the time specified in your booking to ensure that you are ready to see Santa at your booked time.
  • *Please ensure that everyone on the booking arrives together at the same time to the entrance for check in to the farm.
  • *Please do not attend at the farm if you have any Covid 19 symptoms.
  • *Children must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times
  • *Please comply with all directions from our staff and with all signage at the farm.
  • *Teas, coffees, desserts, ice-creams and snacks are available from the Coffee Shop but picnics are welcome
  • *A booking fee WILL NOT be added to your booking
  • *Tickets are non refundable and a date may only be changed in the event of availability.