Costa Rica

For birders and photographers alike, the incredible avifauna of Costa Rica is certain to inspire. Your journey spans a diverse range of ecosystems and elevations to spot some of the hundreds of bird species that call Costa Rica home. Group Tours and Individual Custom Tours (1-4 participants) - Photographers, Birders and non-photographers welcome! For Custom tours please email me.


April 13, 2023 - April 23, 2023   * 6 spots left *

11 days/ 10 nights - From the Caribbean lowlands to the Cloud Forest: Sarapiquí, Bosque de Paz, Arenal, and Caño Negro!

Cost: $3475 * (per person sharing / single supplement: $550)

Deposit: $350

Group Size: max 10

December 6, 2023 - December 15, 2023

11 days/ 10 nights - Birding and Photography in Southern Costa Rica and the Osa Peninsula

Cost: $3795 * (per person sharing / single supplement: $550)

Deposit: $500

Group Size: max 10

December 4, 2022 - December 13, 2022   * SOLD OUT *

10 days/ 9 nights - new route with Turtugero!

Cost: $3395 * (per person sharing / single supplement: $325)

Deposit: $200

Group Size: max 10

I am so thrilled to be running this workshop with Holbrook Travel! Here are a few highlights:

  • Sharpen your photography skills in both the classroom and the field with guidance from photography expert Krisztina Scheeff.
  • Explore the trails of Selva Verde Lodge’s private rainforest reserve and take a boat ride down the Rio Sarapiqui to look for riverine species.
  • Journey through the world-renowned La Selva Biological Station to photograph some of the 400-plus bird species found here.
  • Visit the birding hotspot of Carara National Park in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific region, which is one of the most ecologically diverse areas of the country.
  • Seek out the highly coveted Resplendent Quetzal, plus other species like the Red-fronted Parrotlet and Costa Rican Pygmy-Owl that inhabit the temperate forest and páramo habitats of Cerro de la Muerte.

Included: accommodations, activities and meals as mentioned in itinerary (breakfast, lunch and dinner), all tips except guide and driver, arrival and departure transfers based on individual flight schedules, bottled water or water refill station during transfers, full time guide for the duration of your program, non alcoholic beverage with meals, private transportation and driver for the duration of the program, travel protection, post departure coverage, excludes trip cancellation.

Not Included: international airfare, items of personal nature, tips for guide and driver, trip cancellation coverage.

Your Guide


Krisztina Scheeff / KS Nature Photography


Based in San Diego CA Krisztina Scheeff is an award-winning and professional nature photographer. Recognized for her photographic work in National Audubon Society as well as a finalist in the prestigious Wildlife Photograph of the Year competition, Krisztina’s photos have been published in magazines and articles around the world, including National Geographic, Wild Planet Photo Magazine, California 101, San Diego Audubon Society, American Wild Magazine, Birders Digest, Marine Conservation Magazine – UK, North American Nature Photography Association, and more. They have also been featured in Art Shows and Galleries around the country.


Krisztina operates a successful business leading Photography Workshops and Tours to Scotland (Puffins), Ireland, Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hungary, Bosque del Apache. She also leads workshops for Bird Festivals around the country and presents at various events.  


Krisztina spent years studying and photographing the Rushing Grebes and guides her clients at Lake Hodges in San Diego to experience this amazing behavior and capture their own photos. 


To see more photos check out KS Nature Photography at, on Facebook at or on Instagram at @KSNaturePhotography


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