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Schoolhouse Point
Lake Eildon National Park

2.6/5 rating (8 votes)
  • Walk Length: 12kms
  • Walk duration: 5hrs
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Schoolhouse Point

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Nearest Town:  Eildon

Walk Area:  North Central Victoria

Getting There:  Car

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  150km

Mobile phone coverage:  From high points only

Walk data compiled:  July 2012

Walk details provided by: CAEX Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

From Melbourne, take the Maroondah Highway through Ringwood, Lilydale, Healesville and on to Alexandra.

From major crossroads in the main street of Alexandra, continue straight ahead follow the signs to Lake Eildon National Park.  11 kms from Alexandra take the secoond exit at the roundabout on Skyline Road to the Fraser Camping Area, and follow the signs to Candlebark and Devil Cove camp grounds.

Further Information

The Devil Cove camping area is only open in peak times such as Christmas and Easter.  The nearby Candlebark camping area is open all year and has flush toilets, showers, water and some fireplaces.  Fees apply to camp and bookings with Parks Victoria are required.

Parks Victoria:  Lake Eildon NP


Comments (1)

  • chris


    13 July 2012 at 05:30 |
    this is a great walk. Did it last weekend when the weather was cold and clear and the fog rising off the lake providing a great atmosphere.

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