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Waverley Cemetery

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Amazing location and views

Not sure if I love cemeteries like some of the other reviewers but you have to be impressed by the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
Great Views For Those No Longer With Us

The views are magnificent and the location to 'die for' and if you find cemetery's of interest the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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St Thomas Street, New South Wales 2004, Australia
+61 2 9130 5311
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Not sure if I love cemeteries like some of the other reviewers but you have to be impressed by the location; the best views possible of any cemetery anywhere

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The views are magnificent and the location to 'die for' and if you find cemetery's of interest the memorials in this one are massive and elaborate and worth a look.The coastal walk now takes you right through the cemetery which has commanding views and outlook...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 23 June 2018

If you love the sea, Waverley Cemetery could be the best place for your final resting place. The whole cemetery slopes up so all the plots have a great view of the sea. There are plenty of interesting inscriptions to read as well as some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mdjohnst
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I LOVE cemeteries and it is a must when we travel to visit at least one if not more during our holiday. Well, Waverley is actually the best of the best for a number of reasons. There are many well known Australians here, a visitor...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I am always interested in cemeteries and try to visit at least one on my trips. This one had the most incredible views of any cemetery I have ever been to. There are a lot of famous people buried here - some dating back to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stjohnbeachlover
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Now, that’s a view to die for. Literally. I strikes me as odd that one of the key attraction on the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk is a cemetery. But this cemetery, Waverly Cemetery is no ordinary cemetery. Aside from it’s amazing location by the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank juihong
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Waverley Cemetery is on the Coastal Walk between Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. It's absolutely worth slowing your walk down and taking a look at the gorgeous sculptures and headstones everywhere. It's a wonderful place for photos with the ocean as the backdrop for the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CNickisch
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Never though a cementary can be set up at such a great location... part of coastal walk from Bondi and Coogee, it is such a peaceful place... saw things which are dated back to 19th century...

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank madtraveller2016
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Part of the Bondi to Coogee Coastal walk, we were not expecting to see such a peaceful and beautiful place. Some structures were dating back to 19th century. I and my wife were stunned with the location and setting of this peaceful place. Must visit...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank peacelover10000
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I hadn't seen it coming. A coastal walk detours through a grandiose cemetery with huge sculptures of angels and grand mausoleums housing the dead of centuries from all corners of the world. A landslip has meant the coastal path heads inland and uphill through the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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