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For the Year of the Dragon

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the cutest residents!

Enjoy the company of Australia's cutest residents and indulge in delectable dumplings & bottomless drinks!

This Lunar New Year, we are offering all the above PLUS after-hour access to the zoo!

Fly into the Year of the Dragon with a Lunar New Year experience unlike any other featuring endless dumplings, fluffy koalas, jawsome crocodiles and unlimited drinks!

We’ve teamed up with the dumpling-masters New Shanghai to bring back your favourite all-you-can-eat dumplings experience!

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Koala Rooftop

This year, you will enjoy your dumpling session at our Koala Rooftop which will be transformed into Chinese Dumpling Kingdoms complete with gold lanterns, orchid flowers, banners, inviting you to celebrate with koala-ty dumplings, which you will snap up in no time!

Diners will have access to a specially crafted menu of fan favourite dumplings from pan fried pork buns to pork & chive, chicken, vegetarian dumplings and spring rolls. They will also have access to bottomless drinks of sparkling, red and white wine, beer, soft drinks and juice.

Dumplings and drinks to their hearts content!

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Exclusive after-hours access

As an added treat, guests will receive exclusive after-hours access to the zoo where you can meet and take selfies with iconic Australian animals. Don’t worry, the tour won’t cut into dumpling time because it will take place 45 minutes before the all-you-can-eat session.

Three 30-minute sessions will run from 5.30pm on 9th-13th & 15th of February. Entry is $80 per person and include the after-hours tour of WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, all-you-can-eat dumplings and bottomless drinks.

Spots are limited, so book early and don’t miss out on this rare Lunar New Year opportunity.


V.I.P. (aka Very Important Information)

  • 30 minute all-you-can-eat dumplings sessions available. Choice between 3 daily sessions, from 5.30pm to 8.00pm
  • When:
    • On 9-13th & 15th of February, the first session starts at 5.30pm and the last session starts at 8.00pm, finishing at 8.30pm. Zoo closing at 9.00pm
  • Price: $80, which includes the all-you-can-eat dumplings experience, bottomless drinks (sparkling, red & white wine, beers, soft drink & juice) and after-hours access to the zoo
  • Please allow between 45 minutes for your self-guided tour before your all-you-can-eat-dumplings session
  • Zoo closes at at 9pm
  • There are limited spots, so be sure to pre-book

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Dumplings menu

  • Pan Fried Port Bun
  • Chicken Dumpling
  • Pork & Chive Dumpling

     *Vegetarian Options (also suitable for vegan)*

  • Vegetarian Dumpling
  • Spring Rolls


If you have allergy concerns please contact our Events team at to let us know your requirements, after you have booked your ticket. We will endeavour to accommodate your dietary requests, however we cannot be guaranteed as entirely allergen free. Gluten Free options not available.