Burials

We will assist you with bookings and selection of a burial location.

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Geelong Cemeteries

In the Geelong region there are several cemeteries to select from.

Some families have exisiting graves located in a cemetery that has become their family’s choice of resting place – we will assist you with bookings and selection of position if required and liase with the Cemeteries Trust on your behalf.

Geelong Eastern Cemetery
Ormond Road, Geelong East

Geelong Western Public Cemetery
Minerva Road, Geelong West

Grovedale (Germantown) Cemetery
Church Street, Grovedale

Mount Duneed Cemetery
Williams Road, Mount Duneed

Geelong Memorial Park and Crematorium
Burvilles Road,Armstrong Creek
(this area formerly called Mount Duneed)

Drysdale (Bellarine) Cemetery
Oakden Road, Drysdale

Portarlington Cemetery
Smythe Street, Portarlington

Flinders Memorial Park
Forest Road, Lara

Highton (Barrabool Hills) Cemetery
Barrabool Road, Highton

Winchelsea Cemetery 
McConachy’s Rd, Winchelsea

Leopold (Kensington) Cemetery
Kensington Road, Leopold

View the Geelong cemeteries brochure.

Burials FAQ

How much do burials cost?

Burials cost on average $11,000. This would include a basic coffin, purchase of a new grave in Geelong, interment or digging fee, celebrants fee, flowers, certificates and the funeral directors fee. What the funeral directors fee includes varies between funeral directors. Items that our service fee includes but some funeral directors may charge extra for are; a viewing of the deceased, a photographic DVD to be played at the service, video recording of all services at any location and online streaming of any funeral service at any location. Items that would be extra are; catering for refreshments, printing of service booklets, newspaper notices, a musician or a chauffeur.

How long do burials take?

The burial element of the funeral service is usually around 10-15 minutes and takes place before or after the main ceremony that is usually conducted at another venue. Some people choose to have the entire service at the graveside and in this case it could take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour or more.