Natural Habitat Adventures & WWF
Discovering Our Planet Together
Get the Catalog
eNews Signup
Call (800) 543-8917
Call (800) 543-8917
Home Guides & Staff Guide Bios Roberto Plaza

Roberto Plaza

Roberto, NHA's Galapagos Head Naturalist, received a degree in biology, with an emphasis in ecology and sustainable development, from the Latin University in Costa Rica. Since 1994, he has worked as a certified naturalist guide for the Galapagos National Park, and also acts as a Park consultant in matters related to tourism management and conservation. His interest in bird watching, botany, and evolution began as a child living in the coastal zone of Ecuador, and he is passionate about his country and its wildlife. Roberto has been chosen to guide Natural Habitat’s scheduled Galapagos charters because of his passion for the region and his intoxicating nature. He is considered one the top guides in all of the Galapagos.

Upcoming Adventures with Roberto:
Classic Galapagos Adventure
Galapagos Hiking & Kayaking Adventure



Praise from Natural Habitat travelers:

C. Carter

"Roberto was excellent! We were impressed with his wealth of knowledge about the Galapagos Islands and all of the animals. It is obvious that he enjoys what he does, and he does it well. He was courteous and patient with all of the travelers, helping anyone who needed assistance. We could tell that he loves and cares about the islands, and is committed to help conserve them. He is a true asset to your staff."

L. Hanson
"Wow! Roberto was unbelievable..he was a never-ending wealth of knowledge... so much information was relayed, and at perfect moments. Roberto put this trip in the unsurpassable category! We feel very fortunate to have met him and had him as our guide. What an ambassador for the Islands."

T. Ricker
"Roberto is a truly wonderful guide. He cares a great deal about the Galapagos land, people, and animals and it shows everyday. His understanding of EVERY aspect of life there is abundant. On excursions with Roberto, he seems as fascinated with the surroundings as we are, even though he's probably seen them hundreds of times. When I returned home, I missed Roberto's pleasant wake-up calls."

S. Randolph
"Excellent guide! Very fun and friendly and a genuine 'people person'. We were always in motion but never felt rushed; Roberto created a perfect pace and a wonderful environment to relax and enjoy the experience. His George Clooney looks and Roberto Montalban wake up call voice were a fabulous bonus! Highly recommended!"

M. Hayward
"Roberto is a wealth of knowledge and genuinely cares for the environment, and he has the patience of a saint. "

2016 Wildlife Webinars

Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month.

See the Full Schedule Here

Voted Best of Travel 2015

Our Base Camp Greenland trip is named Best Splurge by Outside magazine!

In the News

CNN recently joined Natural Habitat’s Polar Bear Photo Tour! Click here to watch.
Regions
Interests
eNewsletter Signup
Our weekly eNewsletter highlights exclusive offers, webinars, nature news, travel ideas, photography hints and more. Use the form below to submit your name and email address.
No Thanks

Thank You

Get the Catalog Sign up for Emails
Natural Habitat & WWF – Discovering Our Planet Together