Tombstone Tour

Come and experience a guided tour through the Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery with local historian Peter Cullen. Peter will explain the significance of the floral cemetery symbols and visit the graves of some of the people who helped make the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers what it is today.

Please note that the ground can be quite uneven in places so the tour is not recommended for those with mobility issues.

Recommended for children aged 10+ years


Saturday 28 Sept, 10am-11am


$25 per person


Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery, Cnr Anzac Avenue & South St, Toowoomba (Google map)


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What is the refund policy?

If you change your mind or are unable to attend, please note that tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable to another event. You are more than welcome to give your ticket to someone else. Please note that tours go ahead rain, hail or shine.

Do I need to bring my printed ticket?

You can choose to either bring your printed ticket to the event or show your ticket or the QR code on your mobile device. This will be scanned upon entry.

Where do I meet?

The tour begins at the Cemetery Office which can be accessed from the South St Gate entrance. Please meet the guide here at 9:45am.

What are the parking options?

Parking is available in the cemetery via the South St Gate entrance.

How long does the tour go for?

The tour lasts for approximately an hour – from 10:00am to 11:00am. Please bring your own water or drinks.