Highly knowledgeable and always enthusiastic to show travellers his home country, Johnny is a master in uncovering the many wonders of Costa Rica – natural and cultural. He’s been named Exodus Leader of the Year and was inducted into our Hall of Fame in 2019, while also being named Wanderlust’s Top Conservation Guide in the same year. He’s been leading our tours since 2012 and continues to deliver an exceptional experience on ever departure. Just check out what our travellers say about him!
Expert Knowledge in:
Culture and history of Costa Rica
Wildlife and biodiversity
What You Say:
Jonny Villalobos is a super talented guide who made every day an adventure and filled the whole group with enthusiasm for wildlife and his remarkable country – Martin
Our group leader Johnny was an amazing guy. He was extremely knowledgeable about his country and was excellent at spotting both birds and animals. He was also very kind with a good sense of humour and was always willing to help each and every one of us to maximise our enjoyment of his fantastic country – Sue
Johnny Villalobos is an amazing person. You don’t need a bird expert trip because he is one. He is also encyclopedic and very proud about the stories of Costa Rica. It is all put across in a very calm way and he always seems in control – Mark