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Kokoda Trail

24 Jack Holt Place | Mount Crosby, 4306, Papua New Guinea
0732010017
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Type: Trails
Activities: Hiking
Traveler Description:  The Kokoda Trail is located in remote mountainous jungle terrain in a tropical region.  The climate is hot and humid.  Much of the area is... more »
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perth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

What an awesome trip, i did it with my Charity The telethon Adventurers, we achieved this hike in 6.5 days, taking ourselves WAY out of our comfort zones and raising over $80,000 aus in the making WOW we are so happy with our efforts well done all and can i recommend anyone that want's to experience what it must have... More

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Cardiff
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My wife and I treked the kokoda trail in Aug 2014 with five other Australians plus our Australian lead guide from Escape Trekking Adventures. I agree with the recent comments made by people who have also used Escape Trekking including the professionalism of Shane and the lead guide Nathaniel. I will add several additional general comments about our experience. I... More

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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We just got back 2 days ago from an amazing experience. Back track allow 9 days for the trek against most who seem to do 8. I travelled with my brother, sister and a friend. We were all at different levels of fitness when we 1st booked 9 months ago but we trained fairly hard and it paid off. First... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I and a group of 8 other trekker recently completed the Kokoda trail starting at Kokoda and finishing at Owans cnr. The company Australian Kokoda tours is run by Mick O'Malley who also runs a personal training studio in Geelong ensuring that all his trekkers go into the experience with the necessary fitness to survive. Mick and his team of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I did the Kokoda Trail with Escape Trekking Adventures in August 2014 and found it to be one of the most challenging but rewarding travel experiences of my life. The track is physically tough, but the professionalism of the organisers and porter crew is amazing, making is entirely worthwhile. Apes, our local tour guide, set a pace that suited the... More

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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I recently returned from an 8 Day Kokoda Trek with Escape Trekking Adventures on the 5th of August and can recommend the trip to anyone who might be considering it. Physically it was a challenging experience but not as tough as I was expecting. The team from Escape Trekking Adventures helped me with encouragement and advice with all aspects of... More

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Newcastle NSW
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I just returned from an 8 day trek with Getaway Trekking. Our group was 11 plus the tour guide and 17 porters. I wouldn't want to trek with any more than this as it would be very difficult to stay together. We had no real stragglers nor any serious injuries so we weren't ever held up waiting. We were also... More

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our trek with Kokoda Historical, the 2014 Harry Bould Memorial Walk, is named after Harry Bould, a member of the 39th Battalion who went missing, presumed killed, on the 29 July 1942. Our group of 13 from all parts of Australia (11 guys, 2 girls), was a mixture of young and old, ages ranging from 16 to 70. Unsure of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Thanks Daniel and the No Roads team for an unforgettable experience. My wife & I had done plenty of training(best was Arthurs Seat chairlift climb) but after a few days on the track we realised our training was nothing compared to what we were now experiencing. The scenery is amazing so please stop and take a minute to soak it... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went to Kokoda to join in the celebrations for a mates 50th birthday. I thought it would be tough but had no idea how tough, how eye opening and how inspirational the journey would be. I'd trained.. but not hard enough.. I knew some of the history of Australia's involvement.. but not very much. The experience was amazing with... More

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