Proper preparation and training are essential for Kokoda.
While you do not need to be an Olympian or ultra marathon competitor you do need to be in good physical and mental health.
12 Red Hot Tips to get you safely across the Kokoda Track
Did you know that, less than 0.01% of the Australian population has walked the Kokoda Track?
Like the large numbers making the trek to Gallipoli, it is expected numbers to Kokoda will increase over the next two years as more and more Australians became aware of the heroic deeds achieved on Kokoda defending Australian territory in 1942.
With this expected increase in numbers here are 12 tips to get you safely across the track.
Energy levels you will get plenty of great food on Kokoda however
it is still important to consistently graze on your snack food to prevent the dreaded sugar lows.
You will need to ensure that you have snacks such as a good electrolyte supplements, we recommend TREK FUEL and trail mix of nuts, dried fruit etc., jellybeans and or muesli bars.
Use good camping and trekking gear. Kokoda Spirit can supply you your trekking and camping requirements.
And one more!
Kokoda is an incredibly beautiful place.
It may even change your life! Enjoy your trek and have a great time. You are truly walking in the footsteps of heroes.