Trek Inclusions:

  • Australian or Papua New Guinea Trek Leader depending on trek package (Platinum, Gold or Silver)
  • Trek Package Exit Port Moresby (PNG)
  • Charter airfare between Port Moresby and Kokoda
  • Airport/accommodation transfers whilst in Port Moresby
  • Hotel accommodation in Port Moresby on a twin-share basis
  • Buffet dinner depending on trek package (Platinum, Gold or Silver)
  • 20 kg baggage allowance on international flight
  • Tour of Port Moresby
  • Group Porters
  • Kokoda Track Authority Trek Fee
  • Village campsite/guesthouse fees
  • All meals during the trek
  • Personal backpack
  • Individual mosquito proof tent
  • Self-guided trek booklet/diary
  • Quick Dry Polo shirt with Kokoda neoprene into the shirt
  • Certificate of completion

Mandatory items not included in the trek price:

  • Passport
  • Visa for entry to PNG
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Sleeping mat
  • Medical certificate
  • Anti-malarial medication/inoculations as recommended
  • Personal first-aid items as recommended
  • Personal expenses in Port Moresby – telephone calls, alcoholic drinks, room service, laundry, etc
  • Excess baggage (over the 20 kg allowance on international flight)
  • Personal Porter

Payment Schedule

A deposit of $800 per person is payable on confirmation of booking. The deposit is non-refundable. Balance of payment due is payable 60 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Notice and Charges

Cancellation of confirmed bookings is to be in writing. The following penalties will apply:

  • 60-30 days prior to departure: Loss of deposit plus 50% of trek payment.
  • Less than 30 days: Loss of 100% of trek payment

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory for all trekkers.

We strongly recommend you take out personal travel insurance at the time you pay your deposit to protect yourself against unforeseen circumstances such a personal injury during training or because you might have a compassionate reason that could prevent you from joining the trek you have booked on.

You are required to have a personal travel insurance policy at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your trek however we strongly advise that you take out the policy at the time you lodge your deposit for your trek. Your travel insurance policy must include provision for

  • Emergency evacuation from anywhere along the track by helicopter, aircraft, or porters to Port Moresby;
  • Medical treatment in Port Moresby and/or Australia as appropriate;
  • Payment of hospital bills and repatriation back to Australia if necessary;
  • Travel delays; lost/delayed luggage; lost/stolen money;
  • Death and disability cover.

You are required to advise Niugini Adventure Tours of your Policy Number and Insurance Company and certify that it includes the above requirements Our Travel Agent will provide you with an application for a suitable travel insurance company on receipt of your booking deposit.

Credit Card Charge

A Credit Card Charge of 1.85 per cent applies to all payments made on Visa and Mastercard and 2.00 per cent on American Express transactions.


You will require a Passport valid for at least six months for entry to PNG.

Price Variation

The trek price may change at any time due to international currency fluctuations, Australian/PNG airport tax departure variations, airline fuel surcharges, and other charges.

These variations would not normally be charged to you after your full payment has been received. However if the variations are substantial you will have the option of cancelling your trip and receiving a full refund or upgrading to a later trek.

Tour Variation

PNG has been referred to as ‘the land of the unexpected’. It is a developing nation and as such we cannot accept responsibility for accident, loss, injury, disappointment, delay in irregularity in flight accommodation, transportation and other services provided on your trip.

Application for any refunds due to any of these unforeseen circumstances must be made in writing. Any claim must be limited to the cost of the service. Niugini Adventure Tours does not accept liability for any additional costs for airline or transportation delays. In the event of any legal action against Niugini Adventure Tours the client/travel agent agrees where and/or accepting travel documents that such action will take place under the terms of the laws of the independent nation of Papua New Guinea.

Trek Itinerary Variations

Niugini Adventure Tours reserves the right to make any variations to the trek itinerary in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

On self-guided treks with Kokoda Angel Tours the Chief Guide has the discretion to make any variations to the trek itinerary in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Trekkers on self-guided treks with Kokoda Angel Tours are not permitted to vary the itinerary without the approval of the Chief Guide.

Travel Documents

Trekkers require a current passport valid for six months at the time of travel.

Trekkers require a visa for entry into PNG. These can be obtained on arrival in Port Moresby. A fee of (PNGK100 (approximately A$50) is payable. Trekkers may obtain a visa in advance of their trek from the PNG High Commission in Canberra or the PNG Consulate in Brisbane.

Personal Carrier

If you are not in peak physical condition you are strongly advised to engage a Personal Carrier prior to your departure for the PNG.

If you have to engage a Personal Carrier during your trek, providing one is available, you will be required to pay the full fee plus a $150 surcharge.

Withdrawal from the Trek

If you have to withdraw from the trek for medical or any other reason you will be required to return to Australia on the first available international flight.

You will also be required to meet any personal accommodation, transport and medical expenses incurred whilst in Port Moresby and claim these against your personal travel insurance policy.

Niugini Adventure Tours will not accept liability for any such expenses.

Personal Health Requirements

The Kokoda Trail crosses the rugged and remote Owen Stanley ranges in Papua New Guinea. The trek across the trail is a physically arduous challenge in a hot, humid and wet tropical environment. You therefore need to have a high standard of physical fitness and be free of physical ailments and handicaps.

Medical Certificate

You will be required to have a Medical Doctor certify that you are in good health and physically capable of completing the trek. If you are over the age of 40 and are identified with at least one cardiac risk factor you will be required to undertake either an exercise stress test, a myocardial perfusion scan or have a stress echo as recommended by your medical doctor before you can obtain a medical clearance.

This certification must be forwarded to Niugini Adventure Tours at least 60 days prior to the commencement of your trek.