Whether he's surfing at Byron or dropping in courtesy of a RACQ CareFlight helicopter in Toowoomba, Santa really gets around at Christmas time. Here's some of his special appearances over the years.
AT first glance you may think Santa has come early.
GRAFTON'S Santa Crawl may have started as a small event five years ago, but now it's drawing hundreds of revellers and raising thousands of dollars.
BEHOLD the MUJI Noel, a vending machine Santa which will walk the streets of Barcelona and Madrid during the Christmas period.
CHRISTMAS is coming early this year as lights around the region start to make their first appearances.