Gustavo Abarca

Gustavo Abarca was born in San José, Costa Rica, and gained his first professional experience as the host of a children’s television program at age 10. At the University of Costa Rica, he studied languages and science, becoming fluent in English and Italian and developing a passion for eco-tourism. A licensed naturalist guide, Gustavo has led expeditions in Costa Rica for over 20 years, accompanying photographers, journalists, students, and travelers of all ages from the beach to the rainforest and beyond, and sharing his deep knowledge of the country’s flora and fauna.