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Not scary

As a child, i was scared to go there because I had seen a collapsed grave. The facilities are well... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
christopherbT1068YU
Lovely help from Cemetery worker

Karrakatta cemetery - where one of my younger sisters is buried. She was born just after we... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
annettelaurie
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average12%
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10 Oct 2018
“Not scary”
29 Sep 2018
“Lovely help from Cemetery worker”
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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.
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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 4 November 2018

What a huge disappointment at the end of our WA holiday, walking in a great uncles shoes, successful gold mining pioneer, buried here. Headstone which belongs to his family gone, his body? Who knows now someone is no doubt buried in the path between his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 10 October 2018

As a child, i was scared to go there because I had seen a collapsed grave. The facilities are well maintained and cars can access from several points.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank christopherbT1068YU
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Karrakatta cemetery - where one of my younger sisters is buried. She was born just after we arrived in Australia in 1969 and for various reasons, didn’t live very long. As we all live so far away in the UK now, no-one is able to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 15 August 2018

It is a cold sterile place. It is no longer a nice place to visit. Cemeteries are also supposed to be memorial parks that the living can go to in order to remember their loved ones and not just repositories for the dead. My Father...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Very devastating place for relatives whose families headstones are being removed against their wishes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarionG1909
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Karrakatta is very old and is undergoing a renewal programme whereby they are removing headstones (and not all are old!) in order to allow new graves to be placed between older ones - they might as well just make everyone a pauper and do away...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank mensamum
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Karakatta Cemetery , Perth WA This place is determined to keep families in a state of grieving forever. Their so called renewal/redevelopment Plans of destroying and removing Headstones to make way for new burials is the most cruellest, disgusting thing! I have just had emails...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Karrakatta Cemetery is in a state of disrepair. Currently they are desecrating graves to make more room. War Veterans, historical identities - doesn't matter, despite that fact that the cemetery board has 3 other locations to use. be prepared to see skips full of broken...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Annette P
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Did you know that your families headstone isn't safe. They are taken away and a new body is buried in between with a new headstone put there for the new body. Disgusting.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank talltrees2018
Reviewed 27 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Carol T
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