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Helensburgh Cemetery

Helensburgh Cemetery is in the northern-most part of the Wollongong area, just south of Sydney. It is located in a rustic setting, surrounded by bushland.

The cemetery offers a fascinating glimpse into our region's colourful history, with headstones dating back to the early 1890s.

View a map of Helensburgh Cemetery  PDF, 127.88 KB


Some parking is available on roads within the cemetery.

On-street parking is available on Cemetery Road.

Public Transport

The nearest bus stop is approximately 260 metres, or a 3 minute walk away, on Walker Street, near Merrigong Place.

Helensburgh Station is approximately 3.9km, or a 46 minute walk, away.

See the Transport for NSW website for train or bus trip planning details.

Moving through the site

  • There is access to most parts of this cemetery via grass or gravel pathways
  • Some sections of pathway are uneven and may be difficult for people using wheelchairs or mobility aids.


  • One portaloo toilet is available at this cemetery
  • There is no accessible toilet at this site.

Helensburgh Cemetery is open:

  • 6am to 5.30pm during standard time
  • 6am to 7pm during daylight savings time.

Pedestrian access is available during daylight hours.

Memorial options

Burial options

Please see the Our Site Rules page for conditions that apply to people visiting or maintaining our cemeteries and gardens.