We have been very fortunate to have forged some really wonderful partnerships and relationships with other organisations in the tourism industry. We have also been able to work with some very inspirational story tellers who have been very supportive of what we are hoping to accomplish on the Kokoda Track.

IKA – Our Valued Partnerships


IKA - in the Media

Traveller Storyteller:

“… Jesse was born in Naduri, in the southern province of Papua New Guinea, along the Kokoda track. Many of the vivid childhood memories that he treasures…” 

Adventure Travel Trade Association:

‘…Indigenous Kokoda Coffee Initiative–an Inspirational Business Pivot that Benefits Local Indigenous Community…’

Adventure Travel News:

‘… It is the soil we walk on, the source of the healthy harvests we find on our tables, the root of all human life on the planet, and yet, sometimes, it feels so distant…’

Terra Incognita:

‘… Community-focused tour operator Indigenous Kokoda Adventures (IKA) had just opened their doors to tourists on Papua New Guinea’s famous Kokoda Track, when COVID-19 put the travel industry on hold….’


‘…Meet, Indigenous Kokoda Adventures, one of our newest Impact Partners who are committed to responsible travel! …’

Luxe Life Award:

‘… Indigenous Kokoda Adventures – Papua New Guinea – Best Adventure Tour Operator – Oceania…’

Community Back Pocket:

‘… In this article Jesse generously shares his insights into his country and people. This is a heartwarming story laced with kindness, tolerance, empathy and the value of equity. I hope you enjoy diving into the Jesse’s world as much as I did…’

Regenerative Travel – Travel Impact Awards 2021 ‘Community’:

‘… View the winner & finalists for the Community category featuring initiatives that promote equity and honor culture for vibrant, resilient communities. Finalist – Indigenous Kokoda Adventure …’

Outside Magazine Adventure Travel Gifts:

‘…Some of our favorites include coffee from Papua New Guinea–based Indigenous Kokoda Adventures …’ 

Discover PNG:

‘… INDIGENOUS KOKODA ADVENTURES, Port Moresby: Let us provide you with a glimpse into our culture and our story as only we can tell it…