Kokoda Trek – 10 Days


The Kokoda Trail is a world-class tropical hiking trail that takes hikers through lush jungle terrain, moss coated forests and immaculate waterways, while also being connected to a critical moment in Australia’s involvement in World War 2.

Wild Trek Tours is one of the best Kokoda trail companies around, offering thoroughly planned Kokoda trail tours that operate during the best time to trek Kokoda. We also ensure our treks are completely comprehensive and awe-inspiring.

We conduct our trekking in conjunction with our local PNG partner.

We trek during the dry season, from February to October. Please note that due to Covid-19 restrictions, travel will recommence in May 2022, and our Terms & Conditions may alter to include mandatory Covid vaccination certificates.

Come by yourself, or with a mate or relative. We welcome small groups, schools and sporting clubs as well. Group size is limited to 6-20 trekkers, plus a local guide, porters and cooks.

Trekkers will carry a day pack only, and porters will carry your full backpack. We actively encourage the use of porters in order to support the local economy. The porters will set up camp each night and prepare all meals. They will also support you along the Kokoda Trail when the going gets tough.

We provide comprehensive historical briefs on our WW2 action that took place in 1942, and visit and detail all the key locations of the battles that took place.

We start trekking south from Owers’ Corner as we follow the route our troops took in order to push the Imperial Japanese Forces back to Kokoda and we then travel to Buna to view the Beachhead areas where our diggers finally defeated the Japanese in January 1943. Most other trekking companies finish at Kokoda and miss the significant Beachhead areas where over nearly 3 months we lost more lives than during the Kokoda campaign over the Owen Stanley Range. Don’t miss this opportunity to add to your experience.

During your trek you will be challenged on terrain that is steep and rugged, and likely to be wet and muddy in places. You will be rewarded with a fantastic experience of a lifetime, with spectacular views, beautiful villages and friendly local people along the way, coupled with a deeper understanding of what our forebearers endured during the wartime Kokoda campaign.

You need to arrange transport from your home State to Port Moresby, arriving by late -afternoon.

Briefing by tour leader followed by dinner at the hotel.

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Want to explore the stunning Kokoda Trail with one of the best Kokoda Trail companies? Our tours run during the best time to trek Kokoda and feature lush jungle and historically significant sites. Please contact us for more information or to make a booking.

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  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Exclusions
  • Costs
  • Trip Facts
  • Tour Dates
Day 1

Arrive Port Moresby – Hotel accommodation – pre-trek briefing

Day 2

Travel to Bomana Cemetery, start at Owers’ Corner, wade the Goldie River, and camp at Goodwater (actual Dump 66)

Day 3

Trek to Ua-Ule Creek, Imita Ridge (the “Golden Staircase”), Ioribaiwa – the furthermost point of the Japanese advance, and camp at Ofi Creek

Day 4

Climb the Maguli Range, Engineers Ridge, trek to Nauro, and camp at Agulogo

Day 5

Climb The Wall, trek through Menari, and camp at Brigade Hill

Day 6

From Brigade Hill trek to Efogi, Efogi 2, Naduri, visit Myola, and camp at Bombers

Day 7

Climb Mt Bellamy, trek to Dump 1, and camp at Templeton’s Crossing

Day 8

Trek to Eora Creek, Visit Eora Creek mountain gun position, trek to Alola, Con’s Rock, and camp at the Isurava Battlefield

Day 9

Dawn Service at the Isurava Memorial, trek to Deniki, and finish at Kokoda

Day 10

Transport to Popondetta and flight to Port Moresby and to the hotel

Day 11

Return to Australia



  • All transport in PNG, including transport to Bomana Cemetery, transport to Owers’ Corner , p/u at Kokoda, transport to Popondetta.
  • Airport transfers to/from hotel
  • Two nights twin share at the 5-star Hilton Hotel in Port Moresby (breakfast,single supplement available)
  • Flight from Popondetta to PM
  • Australian trek leader
  • Native PNG guide
  • 80 litre back pack, sleeping mat, two person tent (for you and your gear) can be supplied to you upon request
  • Your own personal porter to carry your full pack – you carry only your day pack
  • Cook
  • All meals cooked on trek (except your own personal snacks)
  • History briefs on location along the trek
  • Kokoda Trek Authority Trek fees
  • Entrance fees to all battle sites
  • Village campsite fees
  • Tour of Bomana war cemetery
  • Quick dry Wild Trek T shirt and cap


  • Your flights to/from Port Moresby
  • Food and drinks from locals whilst trekking
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medications
  • Visa
  • Inoculations
  • Your own gear – we can assist with a full gear list, and can even provide loan tents, mats, backpacks etc if necessary – your porter will carry your backpack and you will carry only a day pack on the trek
  • Food and drinks at hotel at Port Moresby


  • Trek cost is $4500. Personal Porter $680 – includes travel/flight allowance back to his home village. Total $5180 – this includes your personal porter.
  • 10% Discounts apply for 2023/2024 bookings – 2023/2024 Price – $4050 (plus personal porter cost).
  • Group bookings attract a further 5% discount.
Trip Facts
Group Size
Group Size
6 - 20 trekkers, plus a local guide, porters and cooks
Group Size
Travel needs to be co-ordinated ex Port Moresby – please contact us for further information
Tour Dates

What you need to Bring

We can assist with a full gear list, and can even provide loan tents, mats, backpacks etc if necessary – your porter will carry your backpack and you will carry only a day pack on the trek

Kokoda Gear List

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