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Lark Force Wilderness Trek Featured in Great Walks Magazine

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Kokoda Historical's Lark Force Wilderness trek has been featured in the special Anzac centenary edition of Great Walks-Australia's Bushwalking Magazine. Many people who have already fallen in love with PNG through trekking the Kokoda Track may be interested in the other great walks that PNG has on offer.

The Lark Force Wilderness trek is happening this coming August, we will visit Rabaul in East New Britain and then trek through Bainings mountain range and on to Tol plantation. This seldom trekked part of our wartime history guarantees to be an adventure equal to Kokoda. The trek will also be an emotional pilgrimage as we remember those members of Lark Force that died in defence of Australia.

For more information on our Lark Force Trek click here.

Great Walks is now available at all leading newsagents and camping stores of you can visit http://www.greatwalks.com.au/

Kokoda Track Training Session 29 March 2015

Our next Kokoda Track Training Session for those preparing for the Kokoda Track. We will meet in the carpark at Valley Picnic Ground, which is accessed via Boundary Road (off Silvan Road), Olinda (Melways Ref: 122 C5). Please bring a packed lunch and water. Please wear your boots that you will wear for your Kokoda Track tour.

Valley Walk is steep and rocky in some sections and is only recommended for prepared, experienced walkers.

Our meeting time is 9:30 am and we expect to be finished by 12:30pm

Access is via Boundary Road (off Silvan Road), Olinda (Melways Ref: 122 C5).

Length: 6.5 kilometres

Walk: 2-3 hours

Track: Moderate/rough

Grade: Steep

Start: Valley Picnic Ground

Finish: Valley Picnic Ground

RSVP is essential. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your attendance

Kokoda Track Training Session 10 May 2015

We will be doing a training walk on Sunday 10 May 2015. We will meet at 9.30 am at Launch Fresh at 2080 Warburton Highway Launching Place. Its at the corner of Warburton Highway and Gembrook Road (about 6 kms from Woori Yallock). From there we’ll go to Warburton about another 20 minutes. We should be able to start walking at 10.00 am.

Donna Buang has its own climate so it’s important to take a rain jacket/warm top and dry clothes for return home. 

It will take 4-5 hours.

RSVP Essential - Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for this training session

Victory in the Pacific Anniversary Tour

2015 not only commemorates the centenary of the ANZAC landings, this year will also commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Pacific (VP Day).

Following on from the success of our AN&MEF centenary Tour in 2014, join this 7 day (6 night), fully guided tour of the Rabaul.

You will participate in the commemorations & attend the official Victory in the Pacific commemoration at the Bita Paka War Cemetery.

This trip will also visit the many sites pertaining to the action of Bita Paka, Australia’s first action during the First World War.

Price from ex-Cairns is $3695 for more information please click here!

 We also are offering great discounts to our past clients.

 

Kokoda, ANZAC Day 2015

"If the Australian Nation was founded at Gallipoli, then its depth and soul were confirmed in its defence at Kokoda"

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We have a few limited places available for ANZAC Day 2015.

As the nation commemorates the centenary of the Gallipoli landing and the founding of the ANZAC tradition, join us at the Isurava Memorial for the Official ANZAC Day Dawn Service on 25 April 2015.

Wayne Rotherham, one of our most experienced trek leaders will lead his group from Kokoda to Owers' Corner. The group departs Australia on 22 April and returns to Australia on 2 May.

On ANZAC Eve we will camp at our special pre-designated area on the Isurava Battlefield and share in the atmosphere as we are treated to a special banquet dinner. The following morning, as the sun is rising over the magnificent Yodda Valley, we will gather around Isurava Memorial for the Official 2015 ANZAC Day Dawn Service.

Transfers from all Australian capital cities can be arranged. For more information click this link: ANZAC 2015

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