Gear List

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Camp Kokoda Gear List

The following is a recommended list of clothing and gear to bring with you. You will need to bring all your belongings in a GARBAGE BAG, backpacks will be issued on arrival. You will be carrying the majority of your gear with you and you will also be issued with food, which you will need to have space in your bag for. Do not bring more than the listed items, for your safety and comfort your packs need to be as light as possible. A reminder that we provide a Wilderness Experience – do not bring your best clothes/shoes.


  • Sun smart hat
  • Raincoat – must be Waterproof. No ponchos.
  • Thick Socks – a pair for each day/extra if wet
  • Walking shoes with good grip comfortable & sturdy that don’t promote blisters (not new), must be enclosed.
  • Underwear
  • Shorts – medium to long/knee length
  • T-Shirts – NO crop tops or singlets
  • Jumper – lightweight but warm (wool or fleece is recommended)
  • Hiking Pants – Leggings, Tracksuit Pants, Loose Cotton Not Jeans because of chaffing and inappropriate when wet.


  • Beanie/ Ear Wrap
  • Scarf / Buff
  • Gloves
  • Thermals
  • 2 x Jumpers (Fleece or down)


  • A sun smart swim shirt OR rash vest
  • Swimmers
  • Spare pair of enclosed wet shoes- No crocs
  • Small Towel


  • Toothpaste & Toothbrush
  • Brush or Comb
  • Wet wipes
  • Deodorant – roll on preferred
  • Sunscreen SPF 50+ (small size)
  • Insect Repellent
  • Chap Stick OR Lip Balm
  • Any personal medication you may require


  • Sleeping Bag (please note these are required to fit inside your pack, a single person size is preferable. It does get cold in the evening, please ensure they have appropriate temperature rating.)
  • Light insulated foam mat, yoga mat or sleeping mat


  • Plate / bowl / cup and utensils
  • Lunch box (to fit 2 sandwiches & fruit)
  • Sturdy water bottles (Minumum 2 litres)
  • 2 tea towels
  • 8 Strong garbage bags with your name (Must be durable for waterproofing and to prevent tears).
  • Head torch or small torch (+ spare batteries)


  • Electronics to camp i.e. Mobile phones, IPods etc. They are not allowed at camp and do tend to get wet and muddy and may get lost or broken.
  • Lollies, sweets, biscuits etc
  • Pocket, flick or steak knives
  • Suitcases, sports bags etc.
  • Flimsy Water bottles that easily crack or break, for example:

Please note: We do request that all items are labelled with your name. Lost property will only be kept for one week, we are happy to post it back to you at your own expense or you can collect it from Camp Kokoda.