Meet The Team

Mr David Howell, the co-founder of Kokoda Historical, is a keen historian and spends most of his spare time researching Australian Military History.


Our Historians live and breathe the story of Kokoda and the shared wartime history of PNG. Explore our Kokoda History Archive.


Frequently asked questions about our treks across the Kokoda Track, including what to bring, what to wear, and how to survive.

Our Partners

Papua New Guinea Tourism

Lying just south of the equator, 160km north of Australia, Papua New Guinea is part of a great arc of mountains stretching from Asia, through Indonesia & into the South Pacific. With a vibrant & colourful Papua New Guinea culture, more than 600 islands and 800 indigenous languages, PNG is an unrivalled paradise.

Kokoda Track Authority (KTA)

The Kokoda Track Authority (KTA) is a Papua New Guinea Special Purpose Authority, commissioned to promote and manage the Kokoda Track for tourists, while improving the way of life for communities living along the track, through funding and development programmes.

39th Australian Infantry Battalion Association

The 39th Australian Infantry Battalion 1941-1943 existed as a unit for only twenty months of World War II, but its story is one of the most unusual and proudest in the annals of Australian military history.

Do Kokoda

Thousands of people each year trek through the jungles of the Owen Stanley Ranges in the footsteps of heroes. What inspired you to Do Kokoda? Research trusted Kokoda tour operators and read the stories of past trekkers.