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#1 jenh

Posted 29 November 2007 - 09:43 AM

This year they have the theme of the Polar Express.
Kids get a golden ticket to ride the train, there's a playground slide, movie is showing, you can write a letter to Santa or Email for instant reply.
It's great - we've been twice already!
Santa's room is lovely. Rudolph is sleeping by the fire!

#2 Mandi333

Posted 29 November 2007 - 10:08 AM

wow sounds great......i don't normally go into the city but sounds like a good excuse to meet dh for lunch!! tongue.gif

#3 mummy*of*2

Posted 29 November 2007 - 10:10 AM

Oh that sounds great ds loves polar express,I think Im going to take him but not tell him where were going so its a surprise

thanks for letting us know

#4 melanieb530

Posted 29 November 2007 - 04:14 PM

We went early last week, it was very quiet  and DD rode the train 3 times and loved it!

There are height limits (have to be over and under certain heights to ride).

Definitely worth going before the school holidays start because it will probably get really busy then.

#5 Blonde

Posted 29 November 2007 - 04:35 PM

Is Santa already there?

#6 WildMum

Posted 29 November 2007 - 05:05 PM

Whats the limits? Dylan is only 70cm but he will go with his cousins so could sit on a lap (they will argue over whose lap LOL he is very much loved)

Katie

#7 lovemykiddos

Posted 29 November 2007 - 07:49 PM

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Whats the limits? Dylan is only 70cm but he will go with his cousins so could sit on a lap (they will argue over whose lap LOL he is very much loved)


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I think she meant for the train!!
I don't think Santa has imposed height restrictions for lap sitting yet! Poor bugger is going to get my nearly nine year old!

#8 WildMum

Posted 29 November 2007 - 09:17 PM

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I think she meant for the train!!


Thats what I meant - Can he go on it on a lap of someone with my permission?

Katie

#9 Taurean

Posted 29 November 2007 - 09:38 PM

Sounds great, we just bought the dvd for DS because he loved it so much after he watched the taped one but he thought it ended every time the ads came on.

#10 the humming cat

Posted 29 November 2007 - 09:42 PM

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Visit Santa & Ride the SantaLand Train
Saturday 10 November - Monday 24 December MYER Perth City Store, 2nd Floor, 200 Murray Street, Perth

MYER SantaLand is a fun and interactive Christmas playground for children.
Meet and get your photograph taken with Santa and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.
Ride the steam locomotive train through a tunnel, flashing crossway and illuminated rail signals.

Join Santa for Breakfast
Saturday 8 and 15 December, 9.00am
MYER Perth City Store, 3rd Floor, 200 Murray Street, Perth

Santa will be hosting two very special Christmas breakfasts at the Perth City Store.
Children of all ages can enjoy a morning of fun and entertainment including performances by Fat Cat.
Limited tickets available ($30.00 per child). For further information and ticket bookings, telephone: (08) 9265 5600.


#11 ~*~Jacqui~*~

Posted 29 November 2007 - 10:59 PM

I like the idea of a Santa breakfast!!  I think I'll call about that tomorrow  cool.gif  

Limited numbers, hopefully that includes a little trip into Santaland & the rides & a photo with Santa.  Something different.

Thank you!


#12 jenh

Posted 30 November 2007 - 08:51 AM

We saw Santa on Monday and he was great. Went back on Wed to have our pics taken and that Santa was a bit dippy (On day release from the old folks home!!). The pics were terrible, but they didn't charge me, just said to try again later.
I did an email from Santa for my DH saying he had been naughty and not done his chores, a bit of a giggle!!
Should have organised an EB play meet at Santa Land!!!!

#13 newchapter

Posted 30 November 2007 - 09:26 AM

Thanks for posting this.
Sounds like a train ride into the city is on the agenda original.gif

#14 4-little-becs

Posted 30 November 2007 - 10:36 PM

is it all day? or do the have certains times for just the train and pics, dont really want the breakfast ?????

#15 lovemykiddos

Posted 30 November 2007 - 11:04 PM

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Thats what I meant - Can he go on it on a lap of someone with my permission?


Err no I wouldn't think so it wouldn't be very safe at his age?

The upper limit is quite low, i.e. the kids age it would be suitable for would be 2-7year olds. I wouldn't want a 7 year old holding my 7 month old who may squirm etc. They wouldnt let him on. There is a little train like the coin operated ones in the shopping centres that you would be able to hold him on safely.

#16 WildMum

Posted 01 December 2007 - 08:00 PM

I would have no problems with my neice holding him. She is 7 but she holds him so much better than some adults I have seen. The only time she has a problem is walking with him as he does squirm a bit and he is half the size of her!

I got the feeling I maybe looking a bit like a "bad" mother so just wanted to clarify.

Of course I haven't seen the actual train so when I do I may go  ohmy.gif  no way!

#17 blissfulqueenb

Posted 01 December 2007 - 08:38 PM

This might help you

These are some pictures we took last week when we went in:






#18 ~Kaylene~

Posted 02 December 2007 - 11:26 AM

OHHH we're off today original.gif original.gif I hope they let Lexie on...I dont make tall children wink.gif

#19 AstroGrrl

Posted 02 December 2007 - 03:26 PM

Kaylene, have fun...
We went yesterday and it is just put together so well - a real enchanted little Christmas land ...
Unfortunately GG screamed the place down when we tried to get her to sit on Santa's knee... or in fact go anywhere near him...
Never mind, maybe next year...

Edited by Sam I Am, 02 December 2007 - 03:27 PM.


#20 ~Kaylene~

Posted 02 December 2007 - 06:19 PM

Ok so we tried....but decided that the line which went ALL the way round the toys section and back again was too damn long to make the kids stand and wait in...so off we went to David Jones...WHAT A MISTAKE!!!! There were about 10 families in front of us and we waited a total of TWO HOURS!!!!! F'ing ridiculous!!!! The Santa (when we finally got there) was very nice but a two hour wait is beyond reasonable!!! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ANGRY!!!!!!  

Went back to Myers after (330ish) and the line was still ridiculous so off on the real train home....*sigh*

WASTED A WHOLE ARVO sad.gif sad.gif sad.gif

#21 ~Kaylene~

Posted 02 December 2007 - 06:52 PM

OHHH I forgot to say...the paper visor made the 2 hour wait so much more bearable!!!! (can you tell I am p*ssed??)

#22 TwoBoysAndAGirl

Posted 02 December 2007 - 07:45 PM

We waited in the Myer line today for about an hour and finally ot to see Santa in a very little room with a pink chair, didn't like the decor at all. My kids thought it was fun but I wasn't overly impressed. They enjoyed the train rides and looking through the toys with DP for most of the time while my very pregnant self stood in line!

I will never ever go on a weekend again, we will be going in November next year.

Kaylene - we got a small red bag with a colouring book and some little crayons at Myer not as nice as the previous years little teddy bears. Hope you got a nice photo with Santa.

#23 lovemykiddos

Posted 02 December 2007 - 08:39 PM

Ohh what a pain! We went Friday night, its been our tradition since 1999! We take them in at night to see the Christmas Lights... hmm shame about DLS  laughing2.gif  
BUT there was NO ONE there on Friday. We were there about 6pm and there were probably three other families in 'santa land'. One family in front of us for Santa, kids rode the train three times!

#24 WildMum

Posted 02 December 2007 - 08:40 PM

We got there and no Dylan didn't go on the train. We were there before Myer opened and went straight there. By the time we had our photo done the queue was quite long already. I think we only waited about 15mins at most. I was a bit stressed as I knew Dylan was going to be wanting lunch soon and I hoped they were quick as it turned out he was a bit mesmorised by it all and did fine. He didn't smile but he wasn't crying or screaming.

Katie

#25 mellow*yellow

Posted 02 December 2007 - 10:17 PM

We went today and waited for over an hour  wacko.gif

Santa was lovely and DS pulled on his beard and studied his face very closely  laughing2.gif

Next year though we will try to go during the week.

BTW - Katie, did your little one have the same outfit on today that he has in your sig?




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