ABOUT AFRO WHALE SHARK SAFARI

 

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.


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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.


Conservation

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.


Testimonials

TRIPADVISOR REVIEWS

    star rating  Had a great experience with Afro's - a tuk tuk was provided on time to pick me up from my accommodation to take me to the site, and afro and... read more

    adamsharpy
    12/08/2020

    star rating  Catering to budget-minded travelers, they offer bungalows and campsites (with tents available for rent) just steps from the ocean. I rented a tent and spent four nights with Afro’s. I... read more

    avatar thumb nebraskazack
    1/23/2019

    star rating  The staff were incredible, Mafia was our first stop in Tanzania and they made us feel at home. We stayed for 4 nights and were lucky enough to swim with... read more

    Ashlenawhite
    10/18/2019

    star rating  We had an amazing time with this company , found two whale sharks. Personnel are cool and friendly, good price for the tour 🙂 recommend this company

    muza_zhanna
    10/01/2020

    star rating  It’s one of the whale sharks operators on the island. Our experience was mixed but we are still happy we had a brief encounter with the whale shark. Their boats... read more

    rybkaanka
    1/02/2021

    star rating  Me and my friend did the whale shark safari for the past three days. It was an amazing experience, the crew did everything they could to spot the whale sharks... read more

    JasmijnV17
    10/20/2019