Adventure Kokoda Blog

Protecting our heritage

Kokoda is much more than a trek.  It is almost a spiritual journey for those who wish to connect to the historical significance of the Kokoda campaign. It is also an empathetic bridge for Australians and Papua New Guineans to better understand each other.

Our Charity

Our charitable work includes the provision of health support, school supplies, scholarships, and emergency medical assistance to villagers across the Kokoda Trail.

Our Media

National features stories of our treks on all major television networks, newspapers, and magazines.

Our Reviews

Trekker feedback, Trip Advisor reviews, and personal reflections.

Our Treks

Everything you need to know about our treks, our trekkers, training tips, gear selection, and some handy hints.

Our Viewpoint

Charlie has been the leading advocate for the protection of our Kokoda heritage, and the welfare of villagers across the Trail, for 30 years.


Interesting articles relating to our close association with PNG, and our shared wartime heritage.

Latest News

Australia salutes Corporal Les Cook on his 100th birthday today

Australia salutes Corporal Les Cook on his 100th birthday today

‘I have taken the liberty of copying the full text of two of Masuko’s letters because I believe that in them lie the very heart and soul of this story.  I want others to have the opportunity to share with me the beauty of thought contained in her letters, and, more particularly, of her humble and sincere cry from the heart for peace.’

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Kokoda 2023 – Why Adventure Kokoda?

Kokoda 2023 – Why Adventure Kokoda?

The Kokoda Trail is a place of pilgrimage for Adventure Kokoda. Our trek leaders have a combined total of 160 years professional military service in Papua New Guinea Defence Force, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan. They have successfully led more than 600 expeditions across the Kokoda Trail over the past 32 years and trained our current generation of leaders in pilgrimage and expedition leadership.

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Kokoda: A Life Changing Experience – TripAdvisor 2022

Kokoda: A Life Changing Experience – TripAdvisor 2022

‘There are no words that can adequately impart the experience of walking the 150km Kokoda track through the incredible beauty of the PNG rainforest, the magic of entering remote villages and meeting truly beautiful people, the dedication of the Adventure Kokoda (AK) team to ensure our well-being and safety, our team camaraderie; but much more than that, following in the footsteps of our soldiers and fuzzy wuzzy angels from 80 years ago and learning of their sacrifice and endurance.’
Mary W. Adelaide

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