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Karrakatta Cemetery

Railway Road | Karrakatta, Nedlands, Western Australia 6010, Australia
+61 8 9384 7144
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the headstones of pioneers and war veterans are going in the redevelopment programme when the grant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol T
Very distressing that ancient graves are to be destroyed for new burials

I have a friend who is in great distress because old graves of her family are being destroyed to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Located in Karrakatta cemetery, the Infants Butterfly Garden was created to commemorate the lives of children and babies taken too soon from the world.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
17 Jan 2017
“Quiet”
18 Oct 2016
“Funerals at Karrakatta”
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Railway Road | Karrakatta, Nedlands, Western Australia 6010, Australia
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+61 8 9384 7144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the headstones of pioneers and war veterans are going in the redevelopment programme when the grant runs out. The tenures are now 25 year since the law changed in 87 and we have trusted our loved ones too this cemetery for perpetuity and now RIP...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a friend who is in great distress because old graves of her family are being destroyed to make way for new plots. This cannot be allowed or accepted as decent behaviour showing no respect for the dead or sympathy for their relatives.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I am visiting "long lost" cousins in Perth and my aunt, uncle and some cousins are buried there so we went to have a look. It is tranquil, and unobtrusive though covering a huge area. Headstones lie flat. Graves are otherwise undelimited giving the various...More

Thank whizzyuk
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place to contemplate the meaning of life. Lovely flowers & interesting to note how various religions look after the departed 's resting places It would appear that being a Catholic has its advantages if one considers the flowers & maintainence. I must...More

Thank PeterHL
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My mum has been laid to rest here. It's a very nice cemetery. It's well maintained and has beautiful gardens throughout.

Thank harmony_z
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The largest cemetery in the Metro area, Karrakatta caters for all families and acknowledges all faiths. It is a very well kept establishment with chapels, burial grounds, cremations and mausoleums. It also has a history walk that points to significant historical figures burial sites. It...More

Thank brian_steels
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Many famous West Australians have been laid to rest in Karrakatta Cemetery. Indeed, in WA "in Karraktta" is a synonym for "dead." Heath Ledger, who came from a well-known WA family, is interred here. You can easily spend an hour or two looking around. I...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Western Australia is a hierarchical society. The creme de la creme (along with a lot of lesser lights) are laid to rest in Karrakatta. "He's in Karrakatta" is a synonym for "dead" in Perth. Ten VCs are interred here, along with former Governor General Sir...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Unfortunately there are people out there that are just plain thievies. If you are visiting a grave take your bag, do not leave anything of value in sight of those hiding in the bushes

Thank j0anne20
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Its a final resting place obviously. It's just that i pass by this place everyday on my way to work via train in Claremont.

Thank JoyceKSingh
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