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    Fantastic

Mary 's story

August 28th, 2018

I walked the Kokoda in April 2018 with South Sea Horizons. My aim was to walk the entire track. However I achieved this and much much more within this wonderful group of local people, porters and guides. They made a promise that all six people in our group would…

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    Difficult

Barry 's story

August 28th, 2018

My son Brendan and I did the Kokoda Track and both of us agreed that it was the most challenging and rewarding thing we had ever undertaken. The professionalism and Kokoda knowledge displayed by both Mick and Norm was above and beyond expectations, especially the direction we walked the…

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    EPIC

Sharon's story

August 28th, 2018

I trekked Kokoda in 2008 with two other people. My husband and another guy plus one guide and two porters. We carried our own gear. We started from Owers Corner and finished at Kokoda. We did it in 3.5 days, the first ever Kokoda Express and we did not…

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  • Australian Kokoda Tours

    Exhilirating

Andy's story

August 28th, 2018

Just got back from a hard eight day slog conquering the Kokoda trek with Australian Kokoda Tours. Successfully hit my fundraising target to support my chosen charity – the Australian Alopecia Foundation. $5k raised and crossed the finish line with only three blisters. Highly recommend Mick and his team…

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    Life Changing

Lauren 's story

August 28th, 2018

I was a member of the St Joseph’s College Geelong Kokoda Trek in July with Australian Kokoda Tours. A group of parents and students had the opportunity to trek together, the pride these fathers, mothers (and an uncle!) had for the boys and the respect the boys showed in…

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    Amazing

Paul's story

August 28th, 2018

In my 70th year I though it was about time I walked the Kokoda. I knew it would be a hard slog, but went into a three month training program. I then met the eight others from the country town of Inverell, NSW who had also signed up for…

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Jenna's story

August 28th, 2018

In September 2017 my brother and I visited PNG with the help of Kokoda Trail Expeditions. Our uncle John Campbell was killed in December 1942, near the village of Sanananda. For many years we had talked about visiting his grave in Bomana War Cemetery. After several months of research…

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  • Australian Kokoda Tours

    Brilliant

Ben's story

July 9th, 2018

Having just recently completed the Kokoda track with my son with Australian Kokoda Tours, I can highly recommend embarking on this once in a lifetime experience. The professionalism and passion of our trek leader Ian Smith was transferred to all trekkers in our group and he’s to be highly…

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  • Adventure Bound Tours

    Excellent

David's story

July 6th, 2018

My family and I just came back from a most wonderful adventure. Back in November 2017 we decided we were going to do the Kokoda Trek, so after much research of the many trekking companies, we chose Adventure Bound, and wow, it really was a great adventure. Billy and…

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  • Adventure Bound Tours

    Professional

Frank's story

July 6th, 2018

I must say that Adventure Bound is the most professional outfit that I have had the pleasure to travel with. Both Olly and Billy were the perfect hosts and their attention to detail and military history on my recent Kokoda Trek were second to none.

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