Papua New Guinea (PNG; /ˈpæpə njuː ˈɡɪniː/ pap-pə-new-ghin-ee; Tok Pisin: Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua.
The Kokoda Track (or Trail) is often regarded as one of the world’s greatest treks. It will not only test the mental aptitude of even the fittest of trekkers, the Kokoda Track also educates all guests along the journey on the history of World War II and the battle between Japanese and Australian forces in 1942.