McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery

Phone 4032 6651 or contact via email

Located alongside the Kuranda-Cairns railway line, this cemetery is a heritage registered Pioneer Cemetery. The cemetery holds a wealth of information about the early residents of the district.

Educational resources:

1-1.5 hours guided walks:

Cairns and District Family History Society, in conjunction with Cairns Regional Council, provides both primary and secondary schools with guided walks through McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery. During the walk students will actively learn about the history of the cemetery, interpretation of the headstones and stories of some of the early pioneers and what life was like in their time.

The Cairns and District Family History Society will provide support to ensure the walk is tailored to specific curriculum objectives.

Note: for bookings, please contact the Cairns and District Family History Society Inc at

Last updated: 02 November 2016