Funeral Venues

Funeral Venues

Funeral Venues around Melbourne that Gardenia Funerals work in conjunction with.

 Cemetery Chapels

Name & Address Chapels & Capacities
Springvale Botanical Cemetery
600 Princes Hwy, Springvale, 3171
The Boyd Chapel (seats 192)
The Renowden Chapel (seats 96)
The Wilson Chapel (seats 66)
The Blair Chapel (seats 66)
Fawkner Memorial Park
1187 Sydney Road, Fawkner
The Crick Chapel (seats 70)
The Cordell Chapel (seats 140)
The Joyce Chapel (seats 140)
Altona Memorial Park
2-14 Doherty’s Road, Altona North
The Chapel of Repose (seats 80)
Lilydale Memorial Park
126-128 Victoria Rd, Lilydale, 3140
Federation Chapel (seats 80-100)
Bunurong Memorial Park
790 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Dandenong South
Stratus, Cumulus, Cirrus & The Sanctuary
Templestowe Cemetery
263 Foote Street, Templestowe
The Templestowe Chapel (seats 80)

Below is a list of some of the  Funeral venues that can accomodate a funeral or Memorial service.

Inner City Venues

Flagstaff Gardens – Melbourne C.B.D                                                                                                                                               

Directly opposite the Queen Victoria Market, ample car parking and stunning views of Melbourne CBD, Flagstaff Gardens offers a relaxed atmosphere when saying goodbye to a loved one.

Port Melbourne Yacht Club
This stunning venue will impress from every angle, floor to ceiling glass windows offering spectacular views and natural light, this venue provides the perfect backdrop to celebrate yours or your loved one’s life.
Hawthorn Town Hall
This beautiful historic building located on the corner of Burwood Road and Glenferrie road in Hawthorn has an intriguing      mix of contemporary and traditional design, flexible function spaces which offers a unique experience when saying goodbye to a loved one.
Abbotsford Convent – Good Shepherd Chapel
Funerals and memorials of all faiths can be held at the Chapel.  The Chapel provides seating for 280 people, extra chairs can  allow seating for 400. Following the service you may choose to have refreshments at the Convent Bakery which offers a variety of foods.
Kensington Town Hall                                                                                                                                                             

Located in Kensington the Town hall is a period style building which offers a comfortable, functional and affordable venue. The town hall is ideal for the larger funeral events.

Mission to Seafarers – Docklands                                                                                                                                              

Located on Flinders Street, comfortably seating ninety guests and opening onto the Courtyard, with access via the garden, and beyond via Seafarers Bridge over the Yarra River leading into the convention centre. With  tranquil cottage garden with a lush lawn, small stage and well-established plants to add to this beautiful venue.


Hilton On The Park –  East Melbourne 
This beautiful venue is located on Wellington Parade. With seating for up to 1,000 people all Audio Visual equipment supplied this venue has the wow factor with a touch of class.


The Park – Albert park
Located in Albert park, The Park has tranquil views, extravagant chandeliers, open and stylish warehouse interiors and dramatic arched windows which offer and abundance of natural light from every angle. This venue can seat 400 comfortably.

Carousel – Albert park                                                                                                                                                                     

The ‘Bel Air’ style entry with white courtyard, palms and turquoise tiled ponds creates a sense of occasion and glamour, it’s what sets Carousel apart from other venues. This venue can seat 400 comfortably.

Hawthorn Arts Centre                                                                                                                                                                    

The Hawthorn Arts Centre is a beautiful historic building located on the corner of Burwood Road and Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn. The centre has eight unique rooms and spaces making the venue suitable for a vast range of funeral events. With an intriguing mix of contemporary and traditional design, flexible function spaces, a team of professional on-site event support staff and full catering services, the venue offers a unique experience.

The Centre, Ivanhoe                                                                                                                                                                    

If you are looking for a Ivanhoe Funeral Venue, ‘The Centre’ , Ivanhoe might be just the perfect, alternative venue for you to celebrate the life of someone you love. The Centre, Ivanhoe is a stunning Art Deco venue in Melbourne’s northern inner suburbs. It has brilliant feature lighting, dramatic stages and historic architecture, providing the perfect backdrop to honour and farewell someone special.

The Mandalay – Northcote                                                                                                                                                                  

The Mandalay has been established for over 50 years and has a first class reputation for providing excellence in food and customer service. It is located close to Melbourne’s CBD, on Northcote’s prestigious Ruckers Hill and provides panoramic views across Melbourne. The venue is able to accommodate any sized gathering up to 80 guests comfortably when seating is arranged in a ‘theatre format’.

Fenix – Events – Richmond                                                                                                                                                                   

On Victoria Street in Melbourne’s trendy Richmond, this unique venue is truly a hidden gem, and you’ll want to be one of the first ones to experience it. With a variety of rooms suitable for all kinds of events, think curved, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Yarra River, amongst beautiful trees.

Bridges  – Hurstbridge                                                                                                                                                                 

Our mud brick venue provides the perfect atmosphere to cater for a maximum of 160 guests seated or up to 250 guests standing for more of a cocktail type event. With an amazing backdrop of manna gum trees and a bountiful amount of local plants your photos of the day will never look better. Bridges amazing, professionally trained staff will help provide the best experience that we have to offer and will go above and beyond your expectations to create your memorable day.


Bayside Venues

Parkdale Yacht Club
Located in Parkdale, the Parkdale Yacht Club is a beautiful venue from which to hold funeral or memorial ceromony. Daytime and twilight ceremonies from this unique location which has magnificent floor to ceiling windows providing spectacular views across Port Phillip Bay.

Windows On The Bay
This beautiful venue is located in Mordiallioc, perfect to celebrate  the life of a loved whilst being close to the sea. The backgrounds are breath taking from every angle.
Dalywaters Rose Farm & Garden Chapel
Located in the Mornington Peninsula the Morning Star Estate is one of the Peninsula’s premier venues.
A beautiful Mornington Peninsula funeral venue in the charming open garden chapel.
Dalywaters provides off road car parking for over fifty cars. The chapel will comfortably accommodate up to 100 guest
White Chapel Estate
This beautiful venue is situated on a 4 acre estate in delightful tranquil formal gardens and bushland.
Our beautiful white weatherboard chapel is 150 years old, has been lovingly restored to its former glory and is the perfect setting for family and friends to contemplate the life of their loved one in a peaceful, private & natural setting. The chapel will seat approx 85 people and seat & comfortably stand up to a maximum of 130.


Western Suburbs Venues


Seaview – Williamstown
This beautiful venue is located in Williamstown, perfect to celebrate  the life of a loved one. Views overlooking the waters of Port Phillip Bay. A modern and stylish venue, Seaview offers breathtaking views of the Bay and Cityscape from the floor to ceiling windows.

Royal Yacht Club of  Victoria – Williamstown

The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) is one of the pre-eminent yacht clubs in Victoria The club provides modern facilities and stunning views of the bay.

Altona Sports Club

This beautiful venue is located in Altona and has views of the Altona foreshore, the Waterfront Reception Room is suitable for all your requirements when saying goodbye to a loved one.


Werribee Park Mansion
This beautiful venue is located in Werribee Park, perfect to celebrate  the life of a loved one. Built in 1870s the Mansion offers the perfect location with its contemporary rooms and picturesque surroundings which include 10 acres of formal English gardens.

Overnewton Castle Keilor

The Castle was built in 1849 in Keilor Victorian Tudor style, it offers a peaceful, tranquil and enchanting setting amongst 4 acres of manicured gardens, catering from 20 to 200 people. They offer a variety of catering packages – morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas that can be customised to suit diverse cultural needs. 

Moonee Valley Racecourse

Moonee Valley is one of Australia’s most unique corporate function venues, set amongst the historic racecourse and stunning backdrop of Melbourne’s city skyline. Moonee Valley is ideal for the most intimate gatherings to major events, offering 15 stylish party venues and function spaces to suit any occasion. We cater for private functions on race days and non-race days, accommodating from 40 guests to 1200 guests. 

Ascot House

Ascot House is the definitive solution  for a sophisticated Melbourne  venue. Conveniently located in Ascot Vale, Funerals held at the Ascot House mansion and gardens are always of an exceptional standard, making Ascot House one of the leading venues in Melbourne.


Northern Suburbs Venues

Wooling Hill Estate – Macedon Ranges
The low rolling foot hills of the Macedon Ranges create a wonderfully picturesque backdrop to Wooling Hill Estate. Wooling Hill Estates beautiful, tranquil gardens are a wonderful place of rest for our loved ones and those who have played a significant part in our lives.

Goona Warra Vineyard – Sunbury

 The stunning grounds and rustic bluestone buildings set the scene for the celebration, and feel more like the hills of Tuscany than half an hour from Melbourne! The soaring wooden arched roof, stained glass windows and blue stone walls create a spectacular space for an event. The Great Hall has the ‘wow’ factor you are looking for. Seating between 100 -150 people


Sunbury Bowling Club – Sunbury
Located on Riddell Road Sunbury, Sunbury Bowling Club is the perfect setting for a Funeral or Memorial service. Enjoy the experience of our friendly atmosphere. Offering affordable function packages, Sunbury Bowling Club can cater for functions between 60 – 160 guests.


Whitehaven Receptions

Whitehaven is a luxurious and peaceful venue offering a harmonious atmosphere and excellent service with a very personal approach. A funeral service at Whitehaven can provide you the possibility to create a very personal occasion in celebrating the life of a loved one. At Whitehaven we are dedicated to providing family members and friends a secure, compassionate and serene environment to grieve the loss, as well as celebrate the life of a loved one.

Yan Yean Chapel – Yan Yean

Yan Yean Cemetery has a modern non denominational chapel which is set up with modern audio visual equipment. There is an outdoor speaker system available if necessary, weather permitting.  The chapel features glass windows throughout with beautiful views.

Montsalvat – Eltham

Montsalvat is the perfect setting to pay tribute to the passing of your loved one. There are a range of stunning locations to choose from, with catering options for 80 to 200 guests. The service can be held in the picturesque Upper Gallery or in the intimate Bluestone Chapel.

Ballara Estate Chapel – Eltham

Ballara Estate is located on Main Road, Eltham on 3 acres of land and has a non-denominational chapel and function centre. Surround sound inside and out, restrooms for guests convenience, ample off street parking. The Ballara Chapel  has a 160-seat capacity with room for up to 50 people standing.

Inglewood Estate Chapel – Eltham

Inglewood Chapel , blue stone chapel can hold up to 75 people comfortably. The chapel is set amongst a rural setting, beside a lake in the grounds of the estate and provides a peaceful, relaxed setting to honour your loved one’s life.  The reception house is located a short stroll from the chapel where guests can gather for refreshments after the ceremony takes place.


Eastern Suburbs Venues

The Gables – East Malvern
The Gables is simply one of Melbourne’s finest venues located in the heart of the Gascoigne Estate, East Malvern and surrounded by one hundred-year-old Cyprus trees, The Gables is a striking example of Victorian period architecture in the Queen Anne style.

Wattle Park Chalet

Wattle Park Chalet was built in 1928. It is one of the most sought after venues  that Melbourne has to offer, a fantastic landmark in one of the worlds greatest cities. This spectacular, heritage listed, Tudor style building is a versatile and has become a popular funeral venue.

Potters Receptions – Yarra Valley

Located at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, only 30 mins from Melbourne CBD, Potters is one of the most stunning funeral venues in Melbourne. With abundant ceremony locations including a Stunning Chapel, wisteria draped court yard, elevated bar area  you will have no problem creating the perfect farewell for a loved one.


Karralyka is a leading venue, located in Ringwood within 11 acres of beautiful native bushland. Karralyka can host between 60 – 450 guests, in cocktail style or sit-down dining, within our beautiful indoor and outdoor space. Close to Public transport also.