Location: Raven Road, Longreach, QLD
About Longreach Cemetery History Tours
The Longreach Cemetery was established in 1893.
75 minute guided tours run April to October each year. Cemeteries are fascinating places to discover the history of a town. Longreach cemetery is the resting place of hundreds of people, pioneers and characters who made their mark on the past. From aboriginal trackers to confederate soldiers, lost graves, victims of crime and heroes this burial place is now home to them all. Some of their stories are legendary, some infamous, and many forgotten. The Longreach Cemetery History Tour will reveal secrets of the Outback and amaze visitors and locals alike. Suitable for all ages. A great experience for groups, visitors and those who love history. Please contact the Longreach Visitor Information Centre for bookings.
A Self Guided Longreach Cemetery tour can be accessed all year round. Wander around at your own pace and view interesting headstones and to the resting place of some of the early pioneers of Longreach. Feel free to wander, observe the symbols that adorn the memorials and read the epitaphs – the stories in stone still convey a message today.