Santa Tracker 2008: Track Santa with NORAD and Google Earth

Santa Tracker 2008 is here! Google Earth and NORAD have teamed up to let you track Santa this Christmas Eve, and you can do it from plenty of places.

Where Is Santa Claus: Online Options

If you’re looking for the big guy online, head over to to see a real-time Santa finder map. You can also catch some videos and photos of his journey across the globe.

(Searching for Santa’s phone number? Check this story for details.)

Google Earth Santa Tracker

Want to see Santa in 3D? Grab the NORAD Tracks Santa utility for Google Earth and you’ll be ready to roll.

You can also add a gadget to your iGoogle home page to keep tabs on Santa’s whereabouts there.


Track Santa on Twitter or Mobile

Add @noradsanta to your Twitter friends to get Santa tracker updates there, or load Google Maps for Mobile onto your cell phone to keep up with him on the go. Just search for “norad santa” within the program to get an update.


Santa Watch: The Video

Here’s a sample of what you might see, taken from Santa’s 2007 trip. Happy holidays!