Cairns


411 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt QLD 4870
Call us 24/7 on (07) 4054 5400

About our location

Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: By appointment

Chapel Seats 80 guests
Parking There is parking available for 25 cars in the funeral home car park including 1 designated disability parking spot. 

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Burkin Svendsens Funerals

411 Mulgrave Road
Westcourt QLD 4870

Phone (24/7):
(07) 4054 5400
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday-Sunday: by appointment
Chapel:
There is a chapel available at the funeral home and it can accommodate up to 80 guests.
Parking:
There is parking available for 25 cars in the funeral home car park including 1 designated disability parking spot. There is also plenty of free street parking available in the immediate area.

Meet Burkin Svendsens Funerals in Cairns

Burkin Svendsens Funerals has over 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.

From our funeral home in Westcourt, Burkin Svendsens Funerals supports families across Cairns and beyond into Far North Queensland and the outback. We proudly support families in Mooroobool, Woree, Manunda, Earlville, Bayview Heights, Cairns North and other surrounding suburbs.

We have a proud, long-standing tradition of providing exceptional care and guidance during what can be a very difficult time, and in all that we do, we hold true to our values of family, honour, trust, respect, commitment and loyalty.

Our funeral directors have experience in helping families from all walks of life, including indigenous communities and Torres Strait Islanders. They will take care of all the details and help you bring your family and friends together to truly honour the life that was lived.

Funeral services in Cairns

Just like people’s lives, funerals come in all shapes and sizes. We will help you arrange a memorable event, whether you wish to hold it at:

  • Our beautiful chapel at Burkin Svendsens Funeral Home in Westcourt
  • A local church, such as: 
    • Cairns Seventh-Day Adventist Church
    • St Joseph's Catholic Church Parramatta Park
    • Elevation Church
    • St Margaret's Anglican Church
  • Any other destination that reflects your loved one’s wishes


Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried or memorialised at Cairns Crematorium Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens.

Facilities at our Cairns funeral home

Our funeral home is a warm and welcoming space for you to gather your family and pay tribute to your loved one. The facilities include:

  • A beautiful, modern and elegant onsite chapel that can accommodate up to 80 guests. Our chapel can be used for both funeral services and viewings
  • Free Live Streaming and modern AV facilities for photo presentations
  • Audio-visual equipment which consists of two TV screens and speakers so you can play both music and videos if you wish during the service
  • Two arrangement rooms where you can meet with your funeral director in a peaceful environment and arrange the service


With audio-visual equipment which consists of two TV screens and speakers we can offer you the possibility to play both music and videos if you wish. There is parking available for 25 cars in the funeral home car park including 1 designated disability parking spot. There is also plenty of free street parking available in the immediate area. Our funeral home is accessible for visitors with wheelchairs and other mobility aids.