Current Cheviot Ride Dates:- Monday 6th to Friday 10th December 2021
The Cheviot Ride is always implemented during the first full week of December in Term 4

Experience & enjoy riding Australia's longest rail trail, as you discover and explore a beautiful part of Victoria by rolling along the Great Victorian Rail Trail.

Throughout your Cheviot Ride experience you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ride over Lake Eildon
  • Glide through the Cheviot Tunnel
  • Paddle along the Goulburn River

This Rail Trail begins in Mansfield ends in Tallarook and travels through Boonie Doon, Merton, Yea, Kerrisdale (and Alexandra), over Lake Eildon and through the Cheviot Tunnel - a 201m long train tunnel.


Staff Documentation

It is the full responsibility of the Teacher in Charge to complete all the School Council & DEECD Requirements when planning their participation in the ride.

Please check the Department Website for current information relating to planning a camp:-


BOSSEC Documentation


Parent Documentation


Cheviot Ride Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre

Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre is a DET Victorian school campus that embraces inclusion and respect for all special school students. Any donations are greatly appreciated and go directly to improving learning outcomes and opportunities for our students.

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