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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.

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