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.

Karrakatta Cemetery

Railway Road | Karrakatta, Nedlands, Western Australia 6010, Australia
+61 8 9384 7144
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Destruction

Karakatta Cemetery , Perth WA This place is determined to keep families in a state of grieving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda C
,
Norfolk Island, Australia
Karrakatta grave situation

Karrakatta Cemetery is in a state of disrepair. Currently they are desecrating graves to make more... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Annette P
Read all 34 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible20%
22 Feb 2018
“Very pleasant gardens & history trails ”
1 week ago
“Destruction”
About
Located in Karrakatta cemetery, the Infants Butterfly Garden was created to commemorate the lives of children and babies taken too soon from the world.
Contact
Railway Road | Karrakatta, Nedlands, Western Australia 6010, Australia
Website
+61 8 9384 7144
Write a ReviewReviews (34)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Linda C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Annette P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for a sad occasion but then surprised as to beauty of gardens, tree lined paths & well documented history trails Worth a visit in its own right

Thank Darrel J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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.

1  Thank talltrees2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Carol T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 September 2017

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.

1  Thank Christine A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Nedlands Hotels
Kings Park Motel
75 reviews
2.69 km away
Quest West Perth
439 reviews
4.28 km away
Quest on Rheola
75 reviews
4.30 km away
Tribe Perth
611 reviews
4.36 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Chez Pierre
341 reviews
1.21 km away
Maharaja Indian Restaurant
79 reviews
1.31 km away
Mountain Nepalese Restaurant And Cafe
27 reviews
1.59 km away
Elixir Coffee Specialists
25 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Windsor Cinema - Luna Palace Cinemas
27 reviews
1.33 km away
One Sky Photography
13 reviews
1.92 km away
Matilda Bay Reserve
186 reviews
2.56 km away
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
10 reviews
1.68 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Karrakatta Cemetery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;