Friends of St Kilda Cemetery

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery are a not-for-profit community group working actively with Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of St Kilda Cemetery.

Visiting The Cemetery

Location

St Kilda Cemetery is located seven kilometres south-east of central Melbourne.

The cemetery is located at the corner of Dandenong Road and Hotham Street in St Kilda East. Entrance to the cemetery is from Dandenong Road.

Melways reference: Map 58 – Grid F9

Opening hours

The cemetery is open from 9.00 AM to 4.30 PM seven days a week.

Parking

Parking is available within the cemetery during weekdays. Parking is also available on Dandenong Road but be careful to pay attention to clearway and other parking restrictions.Parking is also available on Alexandra Street which runs along the eastern side of the cemetery.

Public Transport

Tram numbers 5 (Malvern) and 64 (East Brighton) run from the City and pass the cemetery gates on Dandenong Road. Alight at the corner of Dandenong Road and Williams Road (Stop No 35). The journey from the city takes approximately twenty-five  minutes.

Did you know - the remains of three victims from the fever ship “Glen Huntly” were removed from Point Ormond and reburied in St Kilda Cemetery in 1898.

Did you know - that Major General Sir John Hoad, the Australian Army’s second Chief of the General Staff, started his working career as a teacher. His last teaching position was at Brighton Road State School no.1479, St Kilda.

Did you know - that on 27 August 1890 in the St Kilda Cemetery a memorial was unveiled to honour the early pioneers who had come out in the ship ‘Glen Huntly’.

Location

  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

Contact

Opening Hours

Daylight Savings 8.00am - 8.00pm
Normal Hours 8.00am - 6.00pm

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