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Waverley Cemetery

St Thomas Street, New South Wales 2004, Australia
+61 2 9130 5311
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cemetery with a view

Now, that’s a view to die for. Literally. I strikes me as odd that one of the key attraction on the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Beautiful stop on the Coastal Walk

Waverley Cemetery is on the Coastal Walk between Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. It's absolutely... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Burnsville, Minnesota
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Now, that’s a view to die for. Literally. I strikes me as odd that one of the key attraction on the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk is a cemetery. But this cemetery, Waverly Cemetery is no ordinary cemetery. Aside from it’s amazing location by the...More

Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Waverley Cemetery is on the Coastal Walk between Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. It's absolutely worth slowing your walk down and taking a look at the gorgeous sculptures and headstones everywhere. It's a wonderful place for photos with the ocean as the backdrop for the...More

Thank CNickisch
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Never though a cementary can be set up at such a great location... part of coastal walk from Bondi and Coogee, it is such a peaceful place... saw things which are dated back to 19th century...

Thank madtraveller2016
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Part of the Bondi to Coogee Coastal walk, we were not expecting to see such a peaceful and beautiful place. Some structures were dating back to 19th century. I and my wife were stunned with the location and setting of this peaceful place. Must visit...More

Thank peacelover10000
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I hadn't seen it coming. A coastal walk detours through a grandiose cemetery with huge sculptures of angels and grand mausoleums housing the dead of centuries from all corners of the world. A landslip has meant the coastal path heads inland and uphill through the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful cemetery I have ever come across. Stunning sea views with angels and palm tree silhouettes.

Thank Shane C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Why? Because then you do not have to play dodge the tourists. I love strolling around this cemetery, especially during sunset. If you are doing the coastal walk, take some time to admire some of the wonderful stonework on some family tombs.

Thank ElHuevonComelon
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Waverley Cemetery is one of the oldest in Sydney and easily accessible by foot from Bondi or Coogee. Henry Lawson is buried there, as well as many other important people who contributed to our wonderful country's heritage. The views are stunning, and altho many graves...More

Thank MonoFelizPanama
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

You can appreciate the size of the graveyard as you approach it from the direction of Bronte. Its huge . Like any old graveyard there is a lot of history recorded here via the headstone inscriptions. It is a cross reference of some of the...More

Thank mlb186643
Reviewed 3 March 2017

One of the most picturesque places in Sydney. A beautiful, well-maintained cemetery positioned on a cliff overlooking the ocean. There are some lovely statues here and one could spend hours with their camera trying to position the statues just right against the ocean background. It's...More

Thank natamity
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