Hike / Trek / Mountain Leader

Will Work Northern and Southern Hemisphere
MEMBER SINCE: 06-Sep-2020
LAST UPDATED: 26-Nov-2020
LAST LOGIN: 27-Nov-2020
PASSPORT WORK RIGHTS:  Costa Rica,  South Africa,
Cape Town


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ADDITIONAL SERVICES:  Hike / Trek / Mountain Leader ,  Paddle / Raft Guides,  Dive,  Snorkel,  Surf,


My name is Luis Duarte, I am an enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking adventure guide from Costa Rica. I am an adventure guide, and you will find me either in the mountains or on the ocean. I love working in tourism, it allows me to travel and work in different landscapes and meet and work with people from all over the world.


I am a qualified adventure guide and I have several years’ experience working as a mountain, cultural and kayak guide. I also have over 10 years’ experience working in the Tourism industry. I have worked in South Africa, The Caribbean and Costa Rica.


2020 Trip leader L3 rough water, ACA* 2020 StarGuard Elite Lifeguard
2019 ENG1
2019 STCW
2019 Superyacht Deckhand Course 2019 RYA Powerboat Level II 2019 RYA PWC Jet-Ski
2019 PDSD
2014 Technical degree teaching Spanish
2019 RYA VHF Radio
2019 Wilderness First Responder DOL Level 3 2019 Sea Kayak Guide, RSA
2019 Sea Kayak Trip Leader, APA
2018 Cultural Tour Guide, RSA
2018 PADI Dive Master
2018 Mountain Walking Guide, RSA
2017 1 Star Award, British cannoning association 2010 General Tour Guide, Costa Rica


I am currently in Costa Rica but would love to explore and work in Europe or Asia. My goal is to grow professionally by gaining worldwide experience. I would like to become a renowned kayak guide with the skills and knowledge to match.

Hemisphere: Northern and Southern

  • Availability to Work in:
    • Australia
    • Cayman Islands
    • Cocos Islands
    • Cook Islands
    • Costa Rica
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Europe
    • Finland
    • Germany (West and East)
    • Greece
    • Hong Kong
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Liechtenstein
    • Luxembourg
    • Madagascar
    • Maldives
    • Martinique
    • Mauritius
    • Moldova
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Norway
    • Oman
    • Philippines
    • Poland
    • Seychelles
    • South Africa
    • Spain
    • Swaziland
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • United Kingdom
    • United States of America
    • Vanautu
    • Virgin Islands (British)
    • Africa

Season: All

Preferred Hours: Any

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