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Grave Tales – Port Macquarie’s Historic Cemetery

This informative tour, by award winning heritage consultant Mitch McKay, takes you through Port Macquarie's historic cemetery where nearly 1500 soldiers, convicts and settlers are buried.

Learn about the history of the cemetery, the intriguing stories of some of its occupants and their relatives and hear about the ongoing conservation of the monuments.

Event dates

Event Details

Port Macquarie Historic Cemetery, intersection Horton + Gordon Streets, NSW

Meet at the top of the steps Gordon Street entry


2pm (duration of tour 1.5 hours)

Entry fees:
Adults $23, Children $$ 12.00, Members $$ 19.00
Attendance limit:
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
Bring a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle. Wear walking shoes or joggers.

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