Established in 1858, Templestowe Cemetery has been serving the Victorian community for over 150 years, providing a place of rest that is renowned for its beauty and peaceful surroundings. Located approximately 20km to the east of Melbourne, the cemetery is set amongst 9.5 acres of lawns and beautiful gardens on the hillside slopes with mountain views.
Being a relatively small cemetery, bounded by established residential dwellings the cemetery reach capacity in the mid 1990's.
Despite there being no new burial options, Templestowe Cemetery still has many memorial options for cremated remains, including:
- Lawn Memorials
- Garden Memorials
- Niche Walls
- Portico pond Memorials
- Chapel Memorial Crypts
Cremation services are offered through Templestowe Cemetery in conjunction with our sister site (Lilydale Memorial Park). Funeral Services held at Church, Chapel or other facility in the inner eastern suburbs can transition to Templestowe for the committal service. From Templestowe the GMCT will transport the coffin in a custom built vehicle providing safe transport to Lilydale Memorial Park.
Templestowe features a modern chapel for the hosting of funeral and memorial services. The chapel seats approximately 70 people. Featuring comfortable appointments, décor and ambience The Templestowe Chapel is the ideal setting to hold a service for a loved one. Following a funeral service or following a burial service, families can choose to relax and reminisce with family and friends over a cup of tea and light refreshments with an adjoining lounge for refreshments.
For bookings and enquiries, contact our Customer Care Team or phone 1300 022 298.
- 7.00am - 5.30pm
- 7.00am - 7.30pm (during daylight savings)
Please note that limited parking is available at Templestowe Cemetery. Vehicle access is available during visiting hours.
- 9.30am - 3.00pm (Tuesday and Thursday)