Cristina is a native Floridian and grew up in a house full of reptiles including boas and pythons and has always had a passion for wildlife and biology. She has a bachelor of science degree in Biology from the University of North FL, and worked for local and state govt. agencies as an environmental specialist for a total of 9 yrs. Cristina began guiding in 2004 and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.
She is also the owner of Everglades Adventure and she also owns Good Time Charters, Paradise Charters, and Fort Myers Beach Yoga Llc. Cristina is a volunteer biologist for the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve, and is also on Environmental Advisory committees for both the Estero Bay Preserve, and Fort Myers Beach Marine Resources. Crowned Buzzard Queen of Goodland Fl in 2006, she is also a registered yoga teacher. She is a wealth of knowledge about the cultural history, wildlife, and ecosystems of Florida and makes for a fun and insightful experience!