Welcome to KokodaTours.com, your premier destination for unforgettable Kokoda Track adventures in Papua New Guinea.

Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Kokoda campaign as a trekker with our expertly crafted packages for 2024.

Check out our packages below for a comprehensive list of features highlighting the essence of our trekking experiences along the track:

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Explore the Kokoda Track with us and delve into the wartime history, cultural richness, and breathtaking landscapes of Papua New Guinea.

Kokoda Angel Tours is a family run business. We are generation landholders on the Kokoda trail.

Trace the route of Australia’s diggers across the Kokoda track and Owen Stanley Range – Book your tour today for an adventure of a lifetime with a trek operator that values history, expertise, and exceptional service.

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FAQ’s

How can I prepare for the trek?

To prepare for a trek, it’s important to build physical endurance through regular hiking and exercise. It’s also essential to obtain proper travel insurance and follow the advice and guidelines provided by your tour operator.

Proper preparation for a trek involves physical training for endurance, strength, and cardio fitness, as well as mental preparation. It’s also crucial to familiarize oneself with the historical significance of the track and its surroundings to fully appreciate the experience.

Q. What are some highlights of the hike?

To prepare for a trek, it’s important to build physical endurance through regular hiking and exercise. It’s also essential to obtain proper travel insurance and follow the advice and guidelines provided by your tour operator.

When is the best time to visit the Kokoda Track?

The best time to undertake a trek is during the dry season, which typically runs from May to October. This period offers more stable weather conditions, making the trek more manageable.

What is the itinerary for a North to South trek?

Day 1: Depart for Port Moresby

Day 2: Kokoda Station to Deneki (your group will commence the trek from Kokoda)

Day 3: Deneki to Isurava Battlefield (trek through the lush green choko vines to the campsite where you visit kokoda history at the Isurava memorial)

Day 4: Isurava Battle field to Eora Creek (continue to follow the track via Alola) 

Day 5: Eora Creek to Tempelton’s 1

Day 6: Templeton 1 to Kagi Village

Day 7: Day of Rest and Recovery at Kagi Village

Day 8: Kagi Village to Menari Village

Day 9: Menari Village to Offi Creek Campsite

Day 10: Offi Creek Campsite to Ua Ule Creek Camp Site

Day 11: Ua Ule campsite then a climb to Owers Corner  (through Imita via a trek up the ridge)

Day 12: Port Moresby – International Flight Back to Australia

What is the itinerary for a South to North trek?

Day 1: Port Moresby

Day 2: Owers Corner to Ua Ule Creek (through Goldie river, Goodwater campsite and Imita Ridge, reach the top and trek down to Imita base)

Day 3: Ioribaiwa Ridge to Nauro Village (through Ofi Creek and the Maguli Range through its nine false peaks)

Day 4: Nauro swamp area to Menari Village (crossing the Brown River to Menari where we’ll camp for the night)

Day 5: Menari Village to Kagi Village (via Efogi 1 and 2 villages)

Day 6: Rest & Recover in Kagi

Day 7: Kagi to 1900 Crossing Camp Site

Day 8: 1900 Crossing Camp Site to Eora Creek

Day 9: Eora Creek to Back Creek 

Day 10: Back Creek to Kokoda Station

Day 11: Fly Back to Port Moresby (via the Kokoda or Popondetta airstrip. Check back into the hotel with enough time to ensure your trekking gear is cleaned properly)

Day 12: Port Moresby – International Flight Back to Australia

What should I expect from a Kokoda track tour?

The trek typically includes trekking through lush green landscapes, passing historical battle sites, and camping overnight. You will also learn about the history of the track and the battles that took place during World War II.

The trek is considered to be a challenging and demanding expedition due to its rugged terrain, steep inclines, and unpredictable weather conditions. It requires a good level of physical fitness and mental preparation.

A typical package includes services such as experienced trek leaders, trekking guides, camping equipment, meals, accommodation, transportation, and often cultural experiences with local communities along the trail.

The main highlights of the trek packages typically include trekking along the historic Kokoda Track, visiting significant battle sites, experiencing the rugged natural beauty of Papua New Guinea, and gaining insight into the history of the region.

Our treks include informative sessions and guided experiences that provide in-depth insights into the history, significance, and stories associated with the Kokoda Track and the events of the Australian and Papuan events of the Kokoda Campaign.

 

How can I join a trek?

You can join a trek by booking with a reputable tour operator that specializes in leading treks along the historic trail. Look for those who offer experienced PNG or Australian trek leaders and inclusive packages.

How long is the Kokoda Track?

The Kokoda Track is approximately 96 kilometres long, often taking trekkers 7-10 days to complete the journey.

What is the Kokoda Track?

The Kokoda Trail is a historical and challenging track in Papua New Guinea, famously known for the 1942 Kokoda Campaign during World War II. It is a popular trekking destination for adventure enthusiasts and history buffs.

The Kokoda Track is a historical 96-kilometer trail in Papua New Guinea, known for its significance in Australian war history as the site of a World War II battle between Australian and Japanese forces.

The Kokoda Track holds significant historical importance as the battleground where Australian forces fought against Japanese troops during World War II, with both sides enduring harsh conditions and intense fighting.

The Kokoda Campaign holds great historical significance as it was the site of a significant battle between Australian and Japanese forces during World War II. The track is a symbol of bravery, endurance, and sacrifice, and is regarded as a pilgrimage for many Australians.

Are there any cultural experiences included in the tour packages?

Yes, some tour packages may include opportunities to interact with local communities, visit historical sites, and gain an understanding of the traditional customs and lifestyle of the people living along the Kokoda Track.

What should I pack for a 8 to 10 day trek?

Essential items to pack for a trek include sturdy hiking boots, appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions, a lightweight day pack, water purification tablets, insect repellent, sunscreen, and a first aid kit. It’s important to travel light but prepared.

How can I identify the best value for money trekking opportunities?

When looking for the best value for money treks, consider factors such as the reputation of the trekking company, the inclusiveness of the package, adventure travel options, and reviews from previous trekkers. Additionally, the time of booking and the composition of the trekking team can also impact the value offered by a trek.

The key considerations for determining value for money in treks may include the level of inclusion in the package, the overall trek cost in relation to the experiences offered, the expertise and reliability of the trekking company, and the potential for adventure travel activities during the trek. Additionally, the reputation of the trekking company, the timing of booking, and the composition of the trekking team can contribute to the perceived value of a trek.