We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

East Perth Cemeteries

Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
It's a cemetery, not a tourist attraction

Why anyone decided to add the cemetery as a tourist attraction baffles me. Yes there are some... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Perth, Australia
via mobile

interesting part of Perth... the whole of Perth...being located on the Indian Ocean...is a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2013
Russell P
Read all 5 reviews
All photos (10)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good0%
  • Average40%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible40%
9 Apr 2017
“It's a cemetery, not a tourist attraction”
14 May 2014
“badly kept”
From the establishment of the first cemetery in 1829 to the closure of the seven cemeteries in 1899 almost all of the people who died in Perth, from the wealthy and prominent to the poor or unknown, were buried here.
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bronte St | East Perth, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
+61 8 9221 4022
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Perth
from US$14.20
More Info
from US$22.40
More Info
from US$13.40
More Info
Reviews (5)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Why anyone decided to add the cemetery as a tourist attraction baffles me. Yes there are some very old graves and headstones in here, but have some respect for the deceased - it's not a tourist attraction, it's a place for the deceased to rest...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
nationaltrustwa, Owner at East Perth Cemeteries, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We open the Cemeteries as an attraction for visitors to offer a unique opportunity to explore Perth’s early years. The headstones tell stories of bravery, tragedy, illness and accident; of success and suffering, in the Swan River Colony.

Reviewed 14 May 2014

the city of perth would have had quite a gem here had they looked after it or organised volonteres to do so. its dry burnt grass to the knee, nothing like the picture provided. don't bother with wasting your time here

Thank silvermasked
Reviewed 15 October 2013

interesting part of Perth... the whole of Perth...being located on the Indian Ocean...is a wonderful place to visit...

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 20 November 2011

full of history , great value , really interesting and in a lovely part of perth

3  Thank sarah m
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 66 nearby hotels
The Sebel East Perth
526 reviews
.44 km away
Baileys Motel
184 reviews
.48 km away
Fraser Suites Perth
1,844 reviews
.52 km away
Mont Clare Boutique Apartments
384 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,595 nearby restaurants
Grill and Chill
204 reviews
.57 km away
294 reviews
.45 km away
Blackbird Restaurant
166 reviews
.52 km away
Maruzzella Restaurant Pizzeria
99 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 454 nearby attractions
The Perth Mint
2,570 reviews
.87 km away
Queens Gardens
248 reviews
.24 km away
Heirisson Island
257 reviews
1.10 km away
WACA Ground
231 reviews
.23 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from East Perth Cemeteries staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines