What do I need to wear?

It is essential that you have the correct gear and equipment to trek the Kokoda Track. When you book to trek the Kokoda Track with Back Track Adventures we will send you a comprehensive gear list.

We have some informative videos on the best trekking gear on our YouTube channel, including:

Selecting the right boots for trekking

Choosing the best poles for your trekking needs

Choosing the right backpack for trekking

Choosing the right water bottle for trekking

Selecting the right poncho for trekking

The following shops have expert staff who can advise and outfit you correctly. The management of these selected retailers also provide Back Track Clients with substantial discounts on producing their discount voucher issued with your Confirmation Kit on booking.


Trek & Travel
447 Kent St
Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 02 9261 3435


Mountain Designs
Cnr National Park & King St
Newcastle West NSW 2302
Phone: 02 4962 3311


Mountain Designs
862 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
Phone: 08 9322 4774

Mountain Designs
75 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup Gate WA

Mountain Designs
Shop 1
Garden City Shopping Centre
Booragoon WA
Phone: 08 9315 3699


Bogong Equipment
374 Little Bourke St
Melbourne Vic 3000
Phone: 03 9600 0599


Mountain Designs
111 Elizabeth Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6234 3900


Paddy Pallin
110 George Street
Launceston TAS
Phone: 03 6331 4240


K2 Base Camp/ K2 Odyssey
140 Wickham St
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: 07 3854 1340


Scout Outdoor Centre
192 Rundle St
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 08 8223 5544


Mountain Designs
Store 136, DFO Shopping Centre
Canberra Ave., Fyshwick. ACT.  2609
Phone: 02  6112 6301


We don’t have a listing as yet, but please contact us for more information.

Call or email us to chat about your gear and preparation. We’ve been there (many times!).