Pura Vida Tour Guide - Go out, Lead and have fun with Guests and Staff

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The Exchange

The Worldpacker for this position must be very sociable, with good communication skills and must be fit to do Hikes and long walks. The person will be responsible to plan, inform, invite, unite and lead groups to do our Free Tours and Bar Tours. Also important to get guests contacts, take pictures and make videos After the Tours, edit and post pics and videos. We have all the Tours planned and someone will go with you in the beggining.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Tour Guide: Organize and lead tours around the city.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Parties: Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Pub Crawls: Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!

Surfboards: You can use our surfboards as much as you want.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English and Intermediate Portuguese

Over 20 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

1st day off.
2nd and 3rd day: learn about the Hostel, rules and benefits. You may start working.
The 1st time you will go to a Tour, someone experienced will go with you to help.
After that you are responsible for the Tour.

Activities & Shift

3 or 4 weekly Free Tours.
Your help may be required in other activities to complete the 25 weekly hours.


Major Rule: Be nice and polite to eveybody and have a smile on your face - This is Pura Vida!!!