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.
Trekking the Kokoda Trail – Training and Physical Preparation Information – All you need to know to help you plan and prepare for one of the most enduring physical challenges in ‘the land of the unexpected’.
A trek across the Kokoda Trail should be regarded as a respectful pilgrimage in the footsteps of the brave – through a rugged jungle shrine linked to our Australian military heritage in the ‘land of the unexpected‘!
It should not be degraded as a ‘bucket-list’ item; a ‘Tough Mudder‘ event; or a ‘bogan challenge‘ complete with guitars and cringeworthy ‘Ozzie, Ozzie Ozzie – ‘Oi, ‘Oi, ‘Oi’ chants.
To honour the legacy of our war dead in Papua New Guinea through the establishment of perpetual scholarships in their name.
Over the past decade 54,623 Australians, young and old, from all walks of life, have trekked across the Kokoda Trail. They are motivated by the significance of its military heritage and the lure of an adventure in the ‘land of the unexpected’.
A DFAT plan to introduce a new ‘Kokoda Track Management Authority’ (KTMA) has been revealed as a clandestine attempt by Australian officials to seize control of the Kokoda Trail to enhance their own aid-funded careers at the expense of local village communities and...
OVERVIEW: This is not a PNG bill – it is a DFAT inspired bill developed in a clandestine manner without respect for due process. There is no record of any consultation with key stakeholders of the Kokoda Trail pilgrimage tourism Industry in the drafting of the bill....