Lake Macquarie Memorial Park is the largest, independently-owned cemetery in the Lower Hunter region located at 405 Cessnock Road, Ryhope, NSW 2283.

Prominently located near the lake within our open parklands, our chapel takes pride of place in our expansive grounds and provides an ideal setting for the most memorable tribute.

Whether you are after an intimate memorial or a large service, our chapel can accommodate a variety of needs. To ensure each service can be tailored to reflect the life of each individual, our chapel is fully equipped with audio visual technology including PowerPoint, DVD and CD facilities.

Opening Times

Park gate: Sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week.
Office: 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday by appointment on Saturdays and Sundays.

Call us on (02) 4950 5727.

Lake Macquarie Memorial Park

405 Cessnock Road
Ryhope NSW 2283

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Sat-Sun: by appointment
Chapel:
Lake Macquarie Memorial Park's chapel is perfect for holding well-attended funeral services yet also gives an atmospheric feeling to smaller services. With seating for 100 guests and standing room for many more, the Lake Macquarie Chapel also provides a large overflow, providing standing room for funeral services with larger numbers of guests.
Parking:
Ample parking is available at the memorial park.
Overview:
Lake Macquarie Memorial Park is the Lower Hunter’s premier provider of burial and cremation memorial spaces. Established in 1994 and possessing 61 acres of serene gardens, lawns and landscaping, Lake Macquarie Memorial Park is one of the largest, independently owned cemeteries in our region.

Cultural Sections

In keeping with the multicultural diversity of the City of Lake Macquarie and the Lower Hunter, Lake Macquarie Memorial Park has grown to provide appropriate funeral options for all of the communities and faiths around us.

As well as general burial and cremation areas, we have:

  • Remembrance Garden for Returned Servicemen and their families – a memorial area for those who have served in Australia’s armed forces
  • The ‘Mike Leyland’ Natural Memorial Reserve – a memorial area for those who want to return to the earth without damaging the environment
  • Lullaby Garden – a special memorial area for children, infants and still-borns
  • Religious burial areas for Catholic, Orthodox and Muslim families, and
  • A Garden of Peace area for guests to take their leisure in, to be with their thoughts for departed loved one.