Mark and his family conquer the Kokoda Track

Mark from Team 12 is back from conquering the Kokoda Track with family members – his wife, two daughters and son. He puts the experience into words: We had a great time; it was certainly very challenging, but at the same time, enjoyable and great to do it with the […]

Trekking Kokoda with Team 6 and my brother

By Karen Chapman A life-shattering event led me to the Kokoda Track… and drove me all the way to the finish line. My youngest brother Ben, an ADF member, died by suicide in September 2016. I was completely and utterly devastated. I wanted to find a way to try and […]

What is the Kokoda Track?

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 […]

North or south direction?

We are often asked by prospective Kokoda trekkers why the vast majority of our treks are in a North to South direction, commencing at Kokoda and finishing at Owers Corner. Historically, the Kokoda campaign started on the Northern beaches and moved in a North to South direction from Kokoda to Imita Ridge. The courageous […]

How fit do I need to be?

There is no beating around the bush – trekking the Kokoda Track is tough. For many trekkers, completing the Track is a significant physical and mental achievement. Occasionally, trekkers finish the trek and state that it was easier than they were lead to believe. This means that they were adequately […]