Deluxe Private Reindeer & Santa Encounters with Photos

Located in Collinsville, Illinois 15 minutes from St. Louis.

Child petting reindeer

Capture Magic Memories

Christmas photos with Santa and his REAL Reindeer

One-of-a-Kind Christmas Experience

Sessions can each accommodate groups of up to 6 people.

We are located in Collinsville, IL. just 15 minutes from St. Louis, MO.

Child with Santa in sleigh

The man, the myth, the legend

Meet Santa Claus!

Avoid the long lines and get private group time with Santa!

Family photo on tractor

Go right to the North Pole

Multiple Photo Options

As well as the reindeer, you can get photos with Santa, on our REAL sleigh, and among our fantastic Christmas decorations.

Child looking at duck

Be present in the moment

We Handle Pictures, You Handle Making Memories

Be more present in the moment with your loved ones by letting us take care of the photos. Lindsey McCoy is the ONLY photographer that partners with HLF Reindeer to provide photography. She has years of experience saving the magic of holiday memories through one-of-a-kind photos.

What you get

All Deluxe Private Reindeer & Santa Encounters with Photos Include

Pet a Reindeer

Feel the reindeer coat, how thick the fur is, and how soft the winter coat is.

Feed a Reindeer

You'll have the opportunity to try feeding the reindeer their favorite treats.

Note: we don't withold food from the reindeer at any time, so their willingness to eat treats all comes down to their appetite at that time.

30 Minute Photo Sessions

You get to go inside the pen with the reindeer and ALSO get photos with a reindeer by our Christmas sleigh! Our Photographer Lindsey will be there capture every memorable moment.

10 Edited Photos

You will receive 10 edited hi-res photos for download or print (physical prints not included).

Santa Claus

The real deal Santa Claus that actually lives with reindeer.

Full-Size Sleigh

Take pictures in our full-size Christmas sliegh.

Santa Flight Certification

Santa certifies that the reindeer are Fit for Flight with your group. You get a souvenir signed certification to take home (plus adorable photos of the moment)!

FREE Reindeer Ornament

You get a free ornament from Santa. The ornament contains magic reindeer fur so his reindeer team can sense where to go Christmas Eve!

Hands On Exhibits

For those who don't wish to feel the real reindeer you can feel reindeer pelts, antlers, and antler velvet.

Learn About Reindeer Care

Learn about the care the reindeer receive, what they eat, and more!

Experienced Handlers

Two handlers are present during the whole encounter for safety and education. We have a wealth of reindeer knowledge not just about the animals, but their history and traditional human culture as well.

Memories for Life

Most people don't remember their family photo sessions, but we guarantee you will remember this one!

Multiple reindeer options

Choose Your Reindeer Package

We offer different packages for different budgets and desired experiences.

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Deluxe Private Reindeer & Santa Encounter with Photos

Everything from Basic Private Reindeer Encounter plus more! Groups of up to 6 people.


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Basic Private Reindeer Encounter

Groups of up to 6 people.

$20/person ($120/group of 6)

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