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
Much has been written on the Kokoda campaign over recent years. This section comprises general speeches and papers on our wartime heritage by our Adventure Kokoda trek leaders and our associates.
We established Network Kokoda as a philanthropic not-for-profit company to support our workers, their families and the villagers who live and work along the Kokoda Trail through sustainable initiatives.
The Covid-19 pause provides PNG a timely opportunity to recalibrate their management of the Kokoda Trail and work towards developing it as a World class destination based on our shared wartime heritage.
Beverley Partridge is the daughter of a Kokoda veteran and the wife of a Vietnam Veteran. I never knew of her connection with Kokoda until she joined my trek in 1995 – and I never knew of her emotional interpretation of the pilgrimage until she sent me this poem and short story after her return from PNG.
General Sir Thomas Blamey was commander-in-chief of the Australian Military Forces during World War II. Tough and decisive…