Why Trek with Us
We have lived in Papua New Guinea since 1990. Based in Port Moresby. We know how it works.
Pam Christie the owner of PNG Trekking Adventures has walked the Kokoda Track 66 times.
Having spent many years traveling and trekking throughout Papua New Guinea she knows the culture and is respectful and passionate that the resource owners and villagers are fairly represented.
Consulting to Government Departments in PNG and overseas on protocol and cultural aspects that must be considered when coming to Papua New Guinea.
Pam also travels extensively around the world marketing and promoting tourism in Papua New Guinea.
Please take into consideration when booking your Kokoda Track Trek or any other expedition/holiday that PNG based companies benefit the communities and people of Papua New Guinea, this is ongoing for us. We are not fly in, fly out. We are committed to sustainable tourism and community development programs. Villagehuts.com, operate Dave Cavell School, Laloki, "Crumbs Along Kokoda" project, Mt Wilhelm knitting project. Retirement succession objectives for all our PNG employees.
PNG Trekking Adventures is legally compliant to work in PNG. All our overseas guides have PNG Work Permits. Our taxes are paid in PNG and we are a PNG IPA approved company. Our revenue stays in this country.
PNG Trekking Adventures home and offices are in Port Moresby. We are with you from the time you step off the plane until the time you get back on it for your return journey home.
We take small manageable groups. You are not just a number, we want our clients to experience the true Kokoda Track and what PNG has to offer, to share our passion. Larger groups considered when corporate/family groups/school groups are booking, please enquire with us regards this.
Insurance: $10 million Public Liability and very importantly Workers Compensation for all our PNG employees.
Safety: Is a priority, satellite phones, track radios, garmen watch trackers, medics.
Licensed: Licenced member Kokoda Track Authority. Member PNG Tourism Industry Association, Member Surfing Association PNG, Member South Pacific Tourism Organisation. All tourism operators inclusive of overseas operators working in Papua New Guinea and along the Kokoda Track should be members of the PNG Tourism Industry Association. This is your (the client) protection against rouge operators.
WWll Historians. PNG Trekking Adventures is the preferred Australian Defence Force operator. Having escorted many high profile, defence and army personnel across the Kokoda Track.