My name is Afro. I am a local guide born on Mafia Island &
and the proud owner of Afro Whale Shark Safari.

Afro Beach Bungalows and Tours is owned and run by locals who have grown up on the Island. We look forward to showing you the best that Mafia Island has to offer. Staying here will give you a local but comfortable experience. Our facilities are basic but you have a quiet beach, beautiful sunsets every evening and warm friendly staff who are here for you.


Mafia Island Afro Beach

Swim with Whale Sharks

Swimming with whale sharks is one of the best experiences Mafia Island has to offer. We are the highest ranking tour on Tripadvisor…and for good reason!

Acitivities in Mafia Island

Diving, snorkeling, culutral tours, sandbank BBQs and the secret lagoon are just a few of the amazing things we can show you on Mafia Island

Afro Beach Bungalows

Come and stay in our beach bungalows sat on our own private stretch of beach. With beautiful sunsets, quiet and warm friendly staff.


Afro Whale Shark is run and owned by locals. We support our local community in many ways. Read more about our work.

Cheap Flights to Mafia Island

We can get you the best fare on flights to Mafia Island – Let us know and we will give you a quote.

Get In Touch

Contact Afro Whale Shark Safari for any questions about Mafia Island. We are here for you.



star rating  We decided to do a whale shark safari as as 'once in a lifetime' experience but it ended up being a 'thrice' in a lifetime experience because once we had... read more

November 11, 2019

star rating  We had a magical week at Afro’s bungalows, and swam with the whale sharks on every day of our 3 shark safaris. Afro and his team know where the sharks... read more

December 16, 2020

star rating  Did a whale shark tour with afro... pick up from hotel 30 minutes late, fine for me.... not a tour guide on board and asking a guest from norway if... read more

December 12, 2019

star rating  We decided to book with Afro, because it was much cheaper than the other options. Just know that you do not sacrifice quality. (I also believe that it is better... read more

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February 3, 2019

star rating  Great time of swimming with Whale sharks and then went to check out a dream like lagoon with upside down jelly fish. Overall staff was happy, excited to... read more

January 10, 2020

star rating  Went out for a second whale shark swimming excursion and decided to try this company. They also were very professional. Once arriving at their office, they sorted out... read more

November 24, 2019