Lake Eildon

Lake Eildon Overnight Hike.

Grab some friends and make this a weekend to see what hiking is all about!

Come and join us on a unique short overnight walk on the shores of Lake Eildon. If you have ever wanted to overnight hike then this is your opportunity to explore, learn, experience, socialise and make some memories. What a different experience to your everyday weekend!

Don't get scared as our weekends are tailored to everyone, so make this your time for adventure! We'll provide, carry and prepare all your food, so you just need your stuff, making it so much easier to get the experience you want. We can also assist with your hiking equipment, so give us a call.

This is definitely a weekend to remember, including some great climbs, views from Blowhard Spur, lakeside camping, delightful walking along the shores of Lake Eildon, a warming campfire and experienced guides to encourage and support you.

Family? No problem. This walk is suitable for a range of abilities so it's a great opportunity to get out the kids and test your skills in a supportive location and environment.

Fully catered, including all dietary needs.

With great proximity to Melbourne, this is an wonderful opportunity to explore a part of Victoria that is not often visited yet offers some of the best walking right on our doorstep.

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Itinerary

Day 1:
Meet at the Lakeside Campground to go through our gear, sort out tents and maybe share some of the food around to carry. A quick hello and a briefing, including making sure everyone's packs are fitted and off we go. This days walk is uphill. Then some uphill. After some great views of the entire Lake Eildon we descend to the shoreline and head towards camp, set up our tents, maybe dip your toes before enjoying a yummy home cooked dinner and a glass of wine.

Day 2:
Day two begins with a short stretch to loosen the hamstrings and shoulders then we load up again for a longer and much flatter walk around the shoreline today. Enjoy the tranquil waters and gaze out from the shoreline as we wander, chat and enjoy our return walk to the starting point.

Includes:

  • 4-5 hrs walk on well formed tracks (morning of day one is steep) 
  • 11km day one, 14km day two 
  • Amazing lake views and bushland
  • A lovely campsite with campfire and marshmellows!
  • Homemade delicious dinner, lunches and snacks
  • Experienced and qualified guides

Location and Departure Time:

  • Candlebark Camping area
  • Fraser Park Road
  • 9am meeting time. 
  • Before we start, we'll go over packs and gear etc.
  • Walk Grade 3. See description here
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