How to Track Santa this Christmas

Kids (and kids at heart), have you ever wondered where in the world is Santa and what is he doing at this very moment? We've got good news for you. You can now track Santa using your PC or mobile phone, thanks to a state-of-the-art `warp-speed GPS technology´ at NORAD.

NORAD, or North American Aerospace Defence Command, has teamed up with Google to maximize the latter's products and services in order to give families especially the kids a special holiday treat. This event will start rolling in less than 24 hours from the time of this posting.

Google has already announced that starting December 24 at 2:00am EST everyone can “follow Santa as he journeys around the world delivering presents to children in more than 200 countries and territories” by visiting

The search giant also provided some methods to track the jolly old man, as follows:
  • See Santa on a Google Map: On your home computer or laptop, visit and choose your preferred language. You’ll see a large Google Map on the page displaying Santa’s current location and his next stop. Click the video icons to watch “Santa Cam” videos, and click the gift icons to learn more about each city.
  • Watch Santa fly with the Google Earth Plug-in: From, click on the link Track Santa in Google Earth. You'll see Santa steering his sleigh right on the webpage. If you don't have the Google Earth plug-in, you can get ready by downloading it ahead of time.
  • Follow Santa on your phone: Track Santa from your mobile phone by opening Google Maps for mobile and searching for [santa]. Or, visit on your phone’s browser.
  • Subscribe to his YouTube channel: Santa’s home on YouTube is at That’s where you can find videos from his journey throughout the night.
  • Get real-time information about Santa’s location: Use Google’s Realtime Search to get updates from social networks, news and micro-blogs like Twitter at @noradsanta, and keep up with news about his journey on this Facebook page.
This is so cool, right kids?

If you want to know more about this project, just click here to read the full post in Google's blog. It has all the details, links and photos and everything you'll need to know.

Enjoy tracking Santa! We are with you.