Our history

Burkin Svendsens Funerals has more than 125 years of experience in tailoring funeral services to the needs and values of families in Cairns and Far North Queensland, having served the local community since the late 1890s.

Funeral costs

To ensure transparency with pricing for funeral goods and services we have created funeral pricing documents.

Please click on the below button to download the funeral pricing document.

Our Services

Our Services

Our funeral directors are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need. We can tailor the service, creating a customised funeral that respects, honours and reflects the values and the life that was lived.

Help and Advice

Help & Advice

We've provided some information about what to expect from each step of the funeral arrangements, from how to plan ahead or what to do when someone passes away, to what you should expect before, during and after a funeral service.

creating a personalised funeral

Personalised funerals

Adding a personal touch can make the funeral feel more authentic. Our experienced funeral directors can help you create a special funeral service as unique as the person who has passed away.

Funeral directors serving families in Far North Queensland from our funeral home in Cairns.

Burkin Svendsens Funerals is an Australian funeral business with a history of providing funeral services to Cairns and Far North Queensland since the late 1890s.

At Burkin Svendsens Funerals we understand your values, and care about them too. For our values define us all. Our lives. Our loves. Our choices. They make us who we are. And they live on in the hearts and minds of those we love long after the person is gone.