"The eyes of the Western world are upon you. I have every confidence in you and your men. Good luck, don’t stop"

General Douglas MacArthur October 3rd 1942, Papua New Guinea

The Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway is a living, growing memorial, an educational resource and a principal site of commemoration honouring all those who fought and served for Australia during World War Two.

It forms a link with the past for today’s and future generations.

About the Walkway

A principal focus of the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway is on the sacrifices made during key battles which took place in 1942-43 along the Kokoda Track and other locations in Papua New Guinea.

The Walkway is a peaceful and tranquil memorial featuring a magnificent Memorial Centrepiece surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, in stark contrast to the brutal and inhospitable conditions endured by those who fought in New Guinea. The Memorial Rose Garden features plaques dedicated to those who served.


Entry is free, and open to the public.

The Walkway conducts formal commemorative services for ANZAC, Victory in the Pacific (VP) Day and Kokoda Day, plus other smaller services. All are welcome to attend any of these events.

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Individuals, community groups and schools are invited to visit the Walkway, which features the state-of-the-art Ralph Honner Kokoda Education Centre.

Visitors may also enjoy the covered function/BBQ facilities area.

Find out more about school visits, our education resource material, and our learning centre.

A digital honour roll of all Australians killed during the Kokoda campaign is projected onto the windows of the Education Centre.



The Walkway’s success is dependent on the goodwill and services of many volunteers. You may wish to support the Walkway by becoming a volunteer, joining the Friends of Kokoda or by donating