Don't stop doing what makes you happy. As Queenslanders, it's how we make the moments matter and the memories last.

Burkin Svendsens Funerals has a long history of providing funeral services to families in Cairns and Far North Queensland. We work with remote communities in the outback, on the cape and the Torres Strait Islands from our funeral home in Westcourt, Cairns.

When the time comes to celebrate a life, Burkin Svendsens Funerals will be there to help you honour the memories that truly matter.

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call us on (07) 4054 5400 or fill out the form below.

About Us

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.

Values – we all hold them dear. Some drive us, some inspire us and they can say a lot about us.

See the values we uphold
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.

Tree of Remembrance

Tree of Remembrance

To remember our loved ones and give thanks for the joy that they have brought, a dedicated tree will stand in the Chapel of Burkin Svendsens Funerals. We invite you to take a complimentary tree tag to place on the Tree of Remembrance in memory of your loved one this Christmas.

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.

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.

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