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.
All you need to know! We specialise on the Kokoda Trail and do not trek to any other location. This section contains general information regarding a trek across the Kokoda Trail.
Inspiring personal reflections and trekker feedback from Adventure Kokoda programs and experience.
Much has been written on the Kokoda campaign. This section comprises general speeches and papers on our wartime heritage by our Adventure Kokoda trek leaders and our associates.
We have established Network Kokoda as a Not-For-Profit company to honour the legacy of the wartime carriers by helping to meet their needs in agriculture, health, education and a sustainable economic future.
Adventure Kokoda are strong advocates of the need to protect our shared Kokoda military heritage with local villagers across the trail. This section contains issues relating to commemoration and management of the Kokoda trekking industry.
General interest articles on the ‘land of a thousand cultures’ – our former territory, closest neighbour, wartime ally and fellow Commonwealth neighbours. It remains a ‘land of the unexpected’ and the world’s last adventure
It has been three weeks since the release of Roses At Eora Creek and Adventure Kokoda are very pleased with the overwhelming response and positive feedback received.
Adventure Kokoda caught up with our collaborating author, Rashmii Bell, to have a brief chat about her process creating Roses At Eora Creek, and the wide reach the book has had since release.
January 1967, John ‘Jethro’ Thompson is a 21-year-old Aussie Digger on his way to the war in South Vietnam. Five months later he returns home – doctors don’t expect him to survive his horrendous wounds.
Adventure Kokoda is delighted to announce the release of Roses At Eora Creek, written by Rashmii Bell featuring stunning illustrations by Bojana Simic.
A number of rogue individuals and companies can obtain licenses as trek operators without any due-dilligence checks – and they are free to operate!
‘Kokoda’ is the complete adventure experience. It requires physical stamina and mental tenacity. The wartime history evokes strong emotions. The care and support of local PNG guides and villagers is humbling. The environment is rugged, remote and pristine.
A trek across the Kokoda Trail should be regarded as a pilgrimage – a journey of moral significance through a jungle shrine linked to our Australian heritage.