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Mandarana Church & Cemetery 140th Anniversary

Apr 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Discover the rich history of St Peters Church of England Cemetery on our guided walks through this 140-year-old site nestled in a beautifully maintained park-like area. As one of Queensland's rare Churchyard Cemeteries, it holds a treasure trove of stories, photos, and artifacts that have been meticulously preserved and documented over the years.

Join us this year as we delve into the past, walking, talking, learning, and sharing the fascinating history of this corner of Australia. Explore the church's origins, dating back to its inaugural service on Easter Sunday, 13th April 1884. Immerse yourself in the lives of early pioneering locals through a curated collection of historical photos and memorabilia from Mackay, The Leap, and the surrounding areas.

Come be a part of this journey, connecting with the spirit of the past and the people who shaped it.

Bring a Picnic lunch, morning or afternoon tea.
Self-serve tea or coffee will be available.
Can't make it this day? Then phone ahead and organize a visit on a day and time to suit you.
Chris will help you at 0435 918 928.


Plan Your Visit


17 Balnagowan-Mandarana Road, The Leap, Mackay QLD 4740

Open Hours

11:00 am - 3:00 pm


0435 918 928


Entry Fees

Gold Coin Donation