Add some extra intrigue and magic to the days leading up to Christmas by downloading an exciting Santa tracker app for your smartphone.
Kids will love keeping tabs on the man in red, especially on Christmas Eve! Check out a few of the best Santa tracker apps available now and turn your mobile into a focal point during the festive countdown.
Google Santa Tracker
Google has created an utterly adorable Santa tracker that will be right at home on all Android devices. As well as tracking present deliveries on the 24th, you can play games with elves wearing their very own jetpacks and experiment with rocket-powered sleighs.
This year, there’s also a new, augmented reality game called Present Quest, which uses Google Maps to encourage you to get out, pick up virtual presents and drop them off at your local Santa’s Workshop – perfect for using up some of your little one’s excess energy!
Get the Google Santa Tracker app for Android for some seriously cute, Santa-themed fun this Christmas.
NORAD Santa Tracker
The comprehensive and highly official looking NORAD Santa Tracker app is a great way to follow Santa’s epic journey across the globe on Christmas Eve. NORAD have been tracking Santa for more than 60 years and have been keeping up-to-date with his trip online since 2007, so you know you’re in safe hands with this app.
As well as watching out for Santa on Christmas Eve, there are some fun games to play – including Thin Ice – and you can discover some mind boggling facts about the sheer number of presents Santa will have in his sleigh on the big day.
Where is Santa Lite
If you can’t wait until Christmas Eve to start tracking Santa, this highly efficient app for iOS devices is sure to be right up your street. When you first download it, you’ll be promoted to carry out an initial scan to search for Santa and then he’ll pop up on your map – and so will you.
Every time you scan, you’ll be able to see exactly where Santa is right now and how far away that is from your location. It also has a countdown timer so you can work out what time he’s due to arrive in town.
Watch Santa’s movements in the countdown to Christmas Eve and on the night itself by getting Where is Santa Lite for your iOS smartphone or tablet.
Santa Tracker Free
Another great choice is this free app from Onteca. As well as being able to track Santa as he delivers his presents, you’ll find an advent calendar featuring lots of cool Christmas sightings of everyone’s favourite Christmas figure. Get a glimpse of Father Christmas as he packs his sleigh, checks his list and enjoys a cup of tea before setting out.
There’s also a premium version of the app that includes even more goodies, including Santa’s Blog, the option to send him a letter and timely Christmas news.
Keep up-to-date on Santa’s most recent movements on your smartphone and get into the Christmas mood nice and early this year.