McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery, Cairns

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A heritage-listed cemetery containing over 2,500 graves, McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery features a 19th-century design complete with a well-maintained landscape of trees and flowers. Stroll among the headstones, which often include the deceased's last place of residence and occupation. The grave sites here represent Cairns' early multicultural make-up, with different levels of society and religions resting here. To visit McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery and get the most from your holiday in Cairns, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cairns vacation planner.
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  • There is a lot of history here regarding the early settlers of Cairns. People from all over the world. Very peaceful spot. A great history lesson for the kids. 
    There is a lot of history here regarding the early settlers of Cairns. People from all over the world. Very peaceful spot. A great history lesson for the kids.  more »
  • Easy parking from the McLeod St entry and though a double gated entrance leading down a pathway to a pergola with a list and location of the pioneer residents of Cairns. Obviously the conditions of... 
    Easy parking from the McLeod St entry and though a double gated entrance leading down a pathway to a pergola with a list and location of the pioneer residents of Cairns. Obviously the conditions of...  more »
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  • Don't be put off by previous poster. Quiet enough to imagine. A memorial to someone who died to malaria. A lamp post which reminds me of Lantern Waste in Narnia.
  • went here for a school excursion recently. had a great time making a child with harry ;)

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