West Terrace Cemetery

161 West Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

This cemetery is a landmark easily seen from the southern end of West Terrace. Look for the large CMI Toyota building on West Terrace – you can turn into the cemetery from West Terrace at this point. 

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History rests here, in a place that’s very much alive to Adelaide’s needs today. The State Heritage Listed West Terrace Cemetery provides a rare opportunity to establish an everlasting resting place in one of Australia’s oldest capital city cemeteries.

There’s no better place to preserve your family history than the Wakefield Section. Set amid Adelaide's picturesque parklands, this charming area has lush hedges and plantings of rosemary, oleander and cypress pine to create a truly peaceful final resting place in the heart of Adelaide. There’s also The Promenade full monument garden opening soon and of course a limited number of premium, unused sites in the cemetery’s heritage areas.

West Terrace Cemetery is open to the public every day of the year, with a variety of guided and self-guided walking tours available to the general public.

To enquire about sites or tours at West Terrace Cemetery, click  HERE

To view a Price Guide, click here.

The Promenade - now on sale.

Designed to reflect the heritage aura of West Terrace Cemetery, The Promenade is a premium new addition to the West Terrace Cemetery, with earth burial sites and vault sites on offer. There are beam and headstone as well as full monumentation areas available.

Located near the curator's cottage at the West Terrace entrance of the cemetery, the architecture and plantings that comprise The Promenade give the garden its own special feeling of quiet seclusion. 

The Promenade welcomes a wide choice of monument styles. 

A Memorial Consultant is available by appointment. To enquire and book a personal selection appointment, click here.

The Wakefield Garden at West Terrace Cemetery

The Wakefield Garden is situated on the northern fringe of West Terrace Cemetery and can be accessed via Wylde Road. Beautifully landscaped and featuring lush lawns, it caters for various types of interment and monumentation including the popular beam and headstone style.

The Wakefield Garden is a perfect choice for families who wish to take their place amongst the history and heritage of West Terrace Cemetery yet are looking for an option that includes lawns and landscaping, creating a distinct and quite defined area.

To enquire and book a personal selection appointment in this unique garden, click here.



Unused, premium sites in West Terrace Cemetery's heritage areas

Perhaps one of the least-known facts about West Terrace Cemetery is that in amongst the colonial headstones and graceful statues of the cemetery's old heritage areas lie premium, unused sites currently available with 99-year tenure.

These are sites in places where history lies resting quietly - Adelaide's great families, pioneers, empire builders and politicians. Securing a space in these areas is a special investment indeed as these sites become increasingly rare. Just walking along these quiet paths is an experience itself.  

To book a personal selection appointment in the heritage areas of West Terrace Cemetery, click here.