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


    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!

  • Michaela Walker


    Biography Qualified film-maker Michaela, is the newest member of the team and uses her creative eye when working on sales, marketing, operations and social media for Distinctive.

  • Jane Dennett


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

  • Hilary Holland


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

  • Anna Preece


    Biography Operations manager Anna’s hard working attitude and an eye for detail ensures our holidays operate seemlessly. She is always on hand to answers queries big or small.

  • Steve Hyde


    Biography Company founder Steve has proudly travelled to over a 100 countries. Recent trips to Senegal, Ethiopia, Uganda and Rwanda have renewed his love of Africa.