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.
Charlie Lynn’s holiday package includes a good measure of fear, exhaustion, injury and shock, which may be why Australia’s largest companies think he’s great. Marc Llewellyn reports:
Leeches. Malaria. Blisters. Tinea. Treacherous creek crossings on narrow logs in the dark … writer Helen Pitt and photographer Valerie Martin (both 163cm and 59kg), with 18 other Australians, retrace the Kokoda Track nearly 50 years after the World War 11...
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’.
To honour the legacy of our war dead in Papua New Guinea through the establishment of perpetual scholarships in their name.
If ever there was a time for PNG to reclaim ownership of their Kokoda Trail from Australian aid-funded officials, it is now!
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....