This guide provides a comprehensive list of Sydney cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities.

Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in:

  1. Western Sydney
  2. Sydney’s Northern Suburbs
  3. Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs
  4. Sydney’s Southern Sydney
  5. South-West Sydney
  6. Hills District
  7. Forest District
  8. Lower North Shore

If you’re looking for more general information, including the price or cost of burial plots in Sydney, see our guide to Finding a Cemetery in Australia, and our Guide to Burial Plots in Australia. For information on cremations, see our guide to Sydney Crematoriums and Cremation Services and our guide to Direct Cremations Sydney.


1. Western Sydney Cemeteries

There are a number of Sydney cemeteries in the western suburbs, including Rookwood Cemetery, one of Sydney’s oldest and largest cemeteries. The cemeteries in western Sydney offer a range of burial and memorial options.

Rookwood Cemetery

  • Address: Hawthorne Ave, Rookwood NSW 2141
  • Operator: Rookwood General Cemeteries Reserve Trust
  • Website: www.rookwoodcemetery.com.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
Operated independently  x  x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • All Souls Chapel
  • Eternal Rest Complex
  • Beit Tephilla
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  • Florist
  • Family history research centre
  • Exhumation (subject to the approval of the NSW Department of Health)

For more information about Rookwood Cemetery, including fees, see Rookwood Cemetery – Key Details.

Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden
✓ (for cremated remains only)
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • South Chapel
  • West Chapel
  • East Chapel
  • Columbarium Room
  • Florist
  • N/A

Riverstone Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Pinegrove Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • North Chapel
  • West Chapel
  • Florist
  • Chinese Memorial Garden – Lung Po Shan
Rookwood Cemetery
Rookwood Cemetery

2. Northern Suburbs Cemeteries

There are various Sydney cemeteries to choose from in the northern suburbs. All of these cemeteries have burial plots available for sale, and a number of them have an on-site crematorium.

Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden
✓ (for cremated remains only) x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • North Chapel
  • South Chapel
  • East Chapel
  • West Chapel
  • Skyline Lounges
  • Skyline Cafe
  • Cremation family estates

Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Contact cemetery

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Magnolia Chapel
  • Palm Chapel
  • Camellia Chapel
  • Rose Chapel
  • Lotus Pavillion
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  • Florist
  •  N/A

For more information about Macquarie Park Cemetery, including fees, see Macquarie Park Cemetery – Key Details.

Field of Mars Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium
Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium

3. Eastern Suburbs Cemeteries

There are two cemeteries in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs with available burial plots. Located on the Bronte clifftops, Waverley Cemetery is particularly unique with its sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • South Chapel
  • West Chapel
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  • Florist
  •  N/A

Waverley Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  •  N/A
  •  N/A
  • Exhumation
Waverley Cemetery
Waverley Cemetery

4. Southern Sydney Cemeteries

Woronora Memorial Park in Sydney’s southern suburbs is a cemetery with both burial and cremation options available.

Woronora Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • West Chapel
  • East Chapel
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  •  N/A
For more information about Woronora Cemetery, including fees, see Woronora Cemetery – Key Details.
Woronora Memorial Park
Woronora Memorial Park

5. South-West Sydney Cemeteries

There are two Sydney cemetery options available in the south-west suburbs.

Liverpool Cemetery and Crematorium

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Multi-denominational
  • Christian
  • Condolence lounges
  • Florist
  •  N/A

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • North Chapel
  • South Chapel
  • Tea room
  • Florist
  • Orthodox monumental section
  • Po Fook Shan (for fulfilment of Indo-Chinese cultural obligations)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

6. Hills District

Castlebrook Memorial Park in Sydney’s Hills District is a cemetery with both burial and cremation options available.

Castlebrook Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Garden Chapel
  • Cafe
  • Florist
  •  Chinese Christian memorials

7. Forest District

Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery  in Sydney’s Forest District is a cemetery with burial options available.

Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden

x Contact cemetery

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • North Chapel
  • South Chapel
  • Chapel and condolence room
  • Orthodox monumental section
  • Po Fook Shan (for fulfilment of Indo-Chinese cultural obligations)
Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery
Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery

8. Lower North Shore

Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery in Sydney’s Lower North Shore is a cemetery with the ability to memorialise a loved one in a niche wall.

Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Niche Wall Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

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