Walk the Kokoda track to retrace the footsteps of Australian history on this iconic pilgrimage
In 1942, the Kokoda Track area was the scene for bitter fighting as the Australian Army fought to defend Port Moresby from advancing Japanese forces. Today, walking the track has become a pilgrimage for many Australians, and those honouring the ANZAC spirit.
One of the world’s great treks, the Kokoda Track links the south and north coast of Papua New Guinea across 96 kilometres of rugged mountain terrain, tropical rainforest and unspoiled villages.
As part of this incredible adventure, you will trek the track by day, open to the harsh and inspiring beauty of Papua New Guinea’s tropical rainforest. At night you will stay in secluded camps, sharing stories with local Koiari and Orokaiva people and listening to the nocturnal sounds of the jungle.
Not for the faint-hearted, this truly is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
- Trek 96 kilometres through tropical rainforest, challenging mountain terrain and unspoiled villages along the legendary Kokoda Track
- Discover the rugged beauty of the Papua New Guinea highlands and experience the extraordinary cultures of the region
Day 1: Depart Australia
Day 2–9: Trek the Kokoda Track
Day 10: Port Moresby
Day 11: Arrive home
Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 11 days
Challenge duration: 8 days
Challenge grade: 5/5 (challenging)
Accommodation: Twin-share in 3 star hotels and comfortable camping (single supplement applies)