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 charitable work includes the provision of health support, school supplies, scholarships, and emergency medical assistance to villagers across the Kokoda Trail.
National features stories of our treks on all major television networks, newspapers, and magazines.
Everything you need to know about our treks, our trekkers, training tips, gear selection, and some handy hints.
Charlie has been the leading advocate for the protection of our Kokoda heritage, and the welfare of villagers across the Trail, for 30 years.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Interesting articles relating to our close association with PNG, and our shared wartime heritage.
Update on the revocation of Adventure Kokoda tour Operators License
Peter Morrison, Adventure Kokoda Trek Leader, PNG Boxing Coach
The Kokoda Trail has the potential to be a World class pilgrimage destination capable of providing a sustainable economic future for the traditional owners of land sacred to our shared military heritage. Since we led out first trek across the Trail in 1992, we have…
In 2002 Catherine Pearman, a teacher at The Kings School for Boys Preparatory School to interpret the pilgrimage for her young chargers.
Proposed Joint Understanding for Commemoration of the Shared Wartime Heritage between PNG and Australia
Papua New Guinea is the custodian of sites sacred to our shared wartime heritage. A Joint Agreement to protect the heritage of these sites for future generations is a necessity.
The business model of the Australian Kokoda Tour Operators Association (KTOA) is based on minimising their costs in PNG. The most contentious issue in this regard is the loading of their porters – the more weight they force them to carry the fewer they will have to employ, and the greater will be their profit margins.