About Us

At Distinctive Africa we specialise in Africa.
Our aim is simple – to provide truly memorable holidays tailored exactly to suit YOU.

Meet our Experts
  • Mike Bride

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    Biography From lemur spotting in Madagascar, climbing Mount Kenya or rafting the Zambezi, Mike’s African adventures tend to be active and off-beat. That’s not to say he doesn’t like luxury, a plunge-pool selfie is normally a prerequisite of any trip!

    Mike Bride
  • Julia Nigh

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    Biography The artist of the team, much of Julia’s work now occupies our office walls! Using her creative abilities, each of Julia’s travel itineraries are a work of art in themselves. On a recce in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal, she faced her fear of heights by zip-lining across deep canyons.

  • Juliet Lodde

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    Biography Juliet is our professional motormouth. Whilst we’re tucked away in the barn, she’s out and about banging the drum for Distinctive at travel agencies and events across the country.

  • Jane Dennett

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    Biography Being an ex-civil servant, Jane wields a mean spreadsheet and is now the calm centre of the Distinctive operations.

  • Hilary Holland

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    Biography Linguist Hilary, combines a keen eye for detail with an infectious enthusiasm for travel. Her recent trips to South Africa and Kenya have fed her interest in this amazing and diverse continent.

  • Polly York

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    Biography With a degree in Zoology, the Distinctive team’s newest member is our in-house wildlife expert. A perfect fit for the team, Polly has a passion for wildlife conservation and memorable holidays.