By Anna Cochrane – Team 16, 2018 In November of 2016, I decided to set the goal of doing one of, if not the hardest, jungle treks in the world! This set me on a path of training, training and more training. All the feedback I had from friends or […]
The Kokoda Track, or, Trail is popularly known and regarded as the 96 kilometre (60 mile) single file Track with a straight line distance of 60 kilometres (37 miles). The Track traverses the beautiful and rugged Owen Stanley Mountain Range commencing at Kokoda Village on the North side of the […]
The Kokoda Track, or, Trail is popularly known and regarded as the 96 kilometer (60 mile) single file track with a straight line distance of 60 kilometers (37 miles). The Track runs through the beautiful and rugged Owen Stanley Mountain Range commencing at Kokoda Village on the North side of […]
A question we get asked a lot is ‘Should I hire a personal guide?‘ It is best to define ‘a personal guide’. A Personal Guide will carry all your gear on the Track in a backpack provided by us for a fee of AUD $640. We strongly recommend this service if you are […]
On behalf of our merry band of Government House trekkers, thank you for a great trip over the Kokoda Track. We all thoroughly enjoyed the experience which in no small way was due to your detailed planning and effective leadership. Your passion and detailed knowledge brought the military history of […]
Unless the Gods smile on us I think it is very safe to say that we will get rained upon (possibly heavy every day) considering that it is late April and the rain is still usually hanging about. Some tips: Consider bringing 2 extra pairs of socks. Clean and water […]
Your boots are THE most important piece of equipment for your Kokoda Track trek. Watch our short video with tips about choosing the right boots for your Kokoda Track adventure holiday. Choosing the right backpack for trekking the Kokoda Track
Trekking poles are a must for trekking along the Kokoda Track. You can use a “bush stick” too.
A Headlamp is a must when trekking Kokoda. It keeps your hands free to rummage through your backpack at night or feel your way as you head to the toilet at night.
Trekking the Kokoda Track is tough and physically and mentally challenging. The fitter you are the more you will enjoy the Kokoda Track. Your personal training programme starts as soon as you book. If you book a Kokoda Trail trek with Back Track a detailed, simple to follow Training Schedule is […]