The Kildare Maze Christmas Experience 2013

Write and post your letter to Santa

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As part of the Christmas experience, you can write your letter to Santa in the marquee and then post it in the Express North Pole Post Box. Simply post your letter and pull the lever. Your letter will immediately be sent to Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole.

Letters and writing materials will be provided.

Visit Santa in his Cabin

Visit Santa in his Cabin at the centre of the Hedge Maze. Have a little chat and receive your gift. Have your photo taken with Santa. Outside test out Santa's Sleigh and take your own photos.

Please arrive at least 30-40 minutes before your designated time slot with Santa.

Christmas Bookings

Select the half hour slot desired.

Upon arrival, present your printed booking confirmation to staff. You will be issued a token for your half hour slot. Make your way to the Hedge Maze Entrance for your time slot.

Please note, there may be a short queue when visiting Santa’s Cabin.

You will then be asked to enter Santa's Cabin where you will be greeted by Santa and one of his elves. You will be given the opportunity to have a chat with Santa and get your photo taken with him! He will then present you with your gift. The photos will be uplaoded onto the Kildare Maze’s Facebook page. You can then download & print it if you wish. If you require a higher resolution photograph, please email us on thekildaremaze@gmail.com

Upon exiting, you will see Santa's Sleigh parked not too far away. If you wish you can climb aboard and take a photo or two.

Santa's Workshop Friday 20th December
Santa's Workshop Saturday 21st December
Santa's Workshop Sunday 22nd December
Santa's Workshop Monday 23rd December

Opening Hours

Please note that the allocated time slot for your visit to Santa is 30 minutes in length, and commences from the time as booked online. There is no time limit on the rest of your stay

  • Friday 20th December: 3pm-5pm
  • Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd December: 11am -5pm
  • Closed thereafter until Easter 2014.


  • €15 per child. One adult is permitted free entry with child admission.
  • Pre-booking online is strongly advised, as admission at the gate cannot be guaranteed. However, we will try our best to accommodate you.
  • Note: when booking the purchase of one ticket, this will allow admission of one child and one adult. Additional adults can pay for their admission online or at the shop/reception. There is no restriction on number and time of visiting for additional tickets
  • €5 for Additional Adults.
  • €5 for Children not visiting Santa.
  • Under 2's not visiting Santa are free.
  • Admission includes Letter Writing to Santa, Visit to Santa (maximum 5 minutes), receipt of Gift, photo with Santa and admission to all the other activities at The Kildare Maze during opening hours, no maximum stay policy.
  • Online booking is not available for group bookings. Please call us at 086 8519296.