Kokoda Spirit is Australia and PNG’s most respected and professional company trekking Kokoda.
Kokoda Spirit has been operating in PNG since 2004.
We also have our own office and administration team and logistics in PNG.
We have escorted over 7000 trekkers safely across Kokoda.
We operate our Kokoda treks across the original War Time Track.
Kokoda Spirit is a specialised Australian and PNG adventure trekking company taking school groups, sporting teams, corporate groups and individuals across the famous an iconic Kokoda Track.
Our Australian Guides all have a minimum Kokoda crossings with our Managing Director Wayne Wetherall trekked Kokoda in excess of 70 times.
All our guides have a great knowledge of the Track and its history and are experts at remote first aid.
They also love to share their knowledge of their history and culture of their country and the Kokoda Track.
Our priority is the safety of our trekkers. Our staff are focused on ensuring that all of our trekkers cross the Track safely and enjoy their experience.
It is also worth noting that all our Australian led treks have two senior guides on the trek with you, they are our Trek Master and Trek Leader plus, an Australian Historical Guide.
We provide comprehensive and informative pre trek information and have an exclusive training program, designed specifically for our Kokoda adventures.
Our training and fitness partner is 360Athlete.
Click on our link for our exclusive online Kokoda training program with 360Athlete.
Our food is fresh and delicious and prepared by our cooks on the Track for you.
We do not use dehydrated food or ration packs.
Our staff also put your tent up and down each day. We can also supply you a range of trekking, camping and hydration gear that has been tried and tested on Kokoda http://www.kokodaspirit.com.au/booknow/trekking-gearlist-2/
Our packages are designed to eliminate any hidden extras and to make the logistics and organising of your trek hassle free and great value for money.
Kokoda Spirit has helped organise and lead several defence force treks along the Kokoda Track. A range of testimonials can be found on our website.
We have also worked in a partnership role with the Kokoda Challenge Youth Program (KCYP). Kokoda Spirit has also worked with Jobs Australia with their Indigenous programs and also facilitates treks for MASP Youth Mentoring Program and Centacare.
Kokoda Spirit was also the chosen trekking company by the Producers of “Kokoda” the Movie.
We have also escorted Manu from MKR and Kate Peck from MTV across Kokoda.
Kokoda Spirit has also worked and trekked closely with Paralympian and Adventurer Michael Milton, Paralympian Kurt Fearnley (Crawling Kokoda), Rugby League Legend, Paul “The Chief” Harragon, National Breast Cancer Foundation (Kokoda Chicks), Heart Foundation, Coca Cola, Zing, Victorian RSL, VECCI, Australian Defence Force, Australia’s Federation Guard, HMAS Newcastle, 48th Battalion, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police, Kokoda Challenge Youth Program, Jobs Australia Indigenous program, MASP Youth Leadership, Centre Stage Management, Qantas, 500 Club, EFM, RSL Life Care, Centacare, Mission Australia, Indigenous Marathon Foundation, Autism Victoria, Soldier On and NSW Young Achievers Rugby League team, Mark Hughes Foundation, Kokoda for Koda, CUFA (Credit Union Foundation Australia) ANGLS (Aussie Nurses giving life), Blind Courage (Guide Dogs Australia) Smiling for Smiddy, Barrack Gold Corporation, Wood and Grieve Engineers.
Our School Groups have included;
Haileybury College, Newcastle Grammar, Berne School, Nhulunbuy High School, Rostrevor College, Murray High School, St Ignatius Riverview College, Hale School, Yarrawonga Secondary College, Mackillop College, Sunshine Coast Grammar, Victorian College of Deaf, St Luke’s Anglican Bundaberg, St Hilda’s College (Melbourne Uni) Y Lead, MASP, Knox Grammar, Ravenswood School for Girls, Ela Murray International School Port Moresby and Chancellor Park State College.
Channel Seven Sunday Night Program, Channel 7 Today Tonight program, ABC Foreign Correspondent, articles in The Australian, Age, Courier Mail, Japan Times newspapers and In-flight Magazine, plus a host of other Corporate and individual clients.
For our local PNG led treks our average group size is 7.
For our Australian led treks the average group size is 11.
Kokoda Spirit carries a full 10 Million dollars in Public Liability Insurance and has a comprehensive Risk Management Plan. Kokoda Spirit and its Director Wayne Wetherall carry full Personal Indemnity.
Kokoda Spirit is a Registered Business in Australia and PNG and operates under the laws of both countries.
Kokoda Spirit complies with all licence requirements for its operations including the Commercial Kokoda Track Operators Licence, holding Licence No.3.
All our travel arrangements are completed through Spirit Holidays – Travel Agents Licence TAG1611