Day 7: Owers Corner – Sogeri

Continue to the base of Imita Ridge at Imita Creek.

Steep climb up Imita Ridge to Imita Gap. This was to be the last of line of defence for the protection of Port Moresby. The Australians were ordered to hold at all costs and fight to the death if necessary. After the Japanese withdrawal from Ioribaiwa Ridge the Australian advance to recapture Kokoda began here.

Trek down to the abandoned village of Uberi. Cross the Goldie River and climb to Ower’s Corner. A 25-pound  Adventure KokodaArtillery gun has been relocated to this site. They were used to fire over the Australian position on Imita Ridge to the Japanese position on Ioribaiwa.

Bus transport to the Sogeri Lodge for clean-up and dinner

Why Trek with Adventure Kokoda

Our primary goal is to lead you safely across the Kokoda Trail and ensure you have an unforgettable wartime historical and cultural experience.

Charlie has led more than 90 expeditions across the Kokoda Trail over the past 26 years.

He previously served in the Australian Army for 21 years. During this time he saw active service in Vietnam; was assigned to the joint Australian, New Zealand and British (ANZUK) Force in Singapore/ Malaysia from 1970-72, and as an exchange instructor in Airborne Logistics with the United States Army from 1977-78. He is a graduate of the Army Command and Staff College.

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