Meet our team:

 Britt Lewis

Director. Experienced as a backcountry guide and SCUBA divemaster, Britt came to Chile to explore the mountains and sea. After several years in Chile working for a travel guide and agency, he found the perfect outlet for his skills and dreams. His travel and tourism experience proved the ideal background for the creation of Austral Adventures.  After more than a decade of growing the company, his expert knowledge and attention to detail has Britt creating unique travel experiences throughout Chile and into nearby countries.

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Sandra Echegaray

Cuisine and everything in-between. A native of the Peruvian highlands, Sandra brings a lifetime of experience to her multi-faceted job. Although trained as an architect, Sandra has worked in tourism from Cusco to London and first came to Chile in the early 90's. From designing the gourmet menus onboard Cahuella to taking professional photographs to managing the office, Sandra's flexibility and multiple skills add a touch of style to Austral Adventures' operations.

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Camila León Rojas

Secretary. Camila is the first of her family born in Chiloé. She was raised with a lovely mixture of customs of the great north, the central zone and the south of Chile. Although diagnosed with Arthritis at age three, that never stopped her from studying and having a happy and active life. Since she finished her studies, she worked in various informal jobs and as a craftswoman. She entered her first formal job at Isla Natura in March 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys her house and her pets. She also helps organize various cultural events for Ancud's young people.

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Dan Ettinger

Operations. Dan first came to Chile in 2011. After extensive hiking and traveling throughout South America, Dan found his adopted home in verdant Chiloé. Before working with Austral, Dan ran a rural English program for 14 public schools in Quinchao, often traveling to outer islands when the weather permitted. He's worked many jobs - from journalism to guiding. Dan brings his enthusiasm and professional experience as the newest member of Austral Adventures.

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