Kokoda 7 Day Trek – Ower’s Corner to Kokoda
Date: 10 May 2019 – 16th May 2019
Commencing at Owers’ Corner on the 10th of May and finishing by walking into Kokoda on the 15th of May. The following day 16th trekkers will fly back into Port Moresby to end the trek – Trek 1229
Day 1: 10th May 2019 – Owers’ Corner to Ioribaiwa Village
Day 2: 11th May 2019 – Ioribaiwa Village to Agulogo
Day 3: 12th May 2019 – Agulogo to Naduri
Day 4: 13th May 2019 – Efogi to Templeton’s Crossing II
Day 5: 14th May 2019 – Templeton’s Crossing II to Isurava Memorial
Day 6: 15th May 2019 – Isurava Memorial to Kokoda
Day 7: 16th May 2019 – Kokoda – Popondetta – Port Moresby
Update 9th May 2019
Gareth has arrived safely in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Update 10th May 2019
Trek 1129: Gary just called to say they have reached Ua’Ule Creek. They are all ok and are looking forward to tomorrow when their destination is Agulogo. Both ends of the track are dry at the moment.
Update 11th May 2019
Trek 1129: Walking in the opposite direction, this group are at Nauro Village. Apparently some big news today a local villager found a new ammunition site. The CEO of the KTA and a representative from the National Museum were in Ioribaiwa to check it out. Location is approx. a 10 minute walk in and the same back again off the track.
Update 12th May 2019
Trek 1129: Gary called this afternoon to say they were at Launumu (Efogi II). He said a tough day as they had a tough walk up Brigade Hill. Later they decided to pass through Efogi and head further up the track. Tomorrow they will head to Templeton’s Crossing. As it turned out they did not meet up with our other trek today but will do so now early tomorrow morning.
Update 14th May 2019
Trek 1129: Last night was spent at Templeton’s Crossing. At 11:30am they had arrived at Alola Village where they stopped by lunch. Gary just called a few minutes ago to say they are now at Isurave Village. This is their last night on the track. Tomorrow they will commence their walk around 6:30 and should walk out in Kokoda around midday. It would have been a highlight earlier today to walk into Isurava Memorial area.
Update 15th May 2019
Trek 1129: Congratulations are in order as this trek walked off the track in Kokoda earlier today. At the moment its relaxation time in Kokoda before heading to Popondetta tomorrow to fly back to Port Moresby. Well done from all of us here at Kokoda Trekking. Photographs for this trek will be posted once our camera arrives back in Port Moresby.