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  Actually I like Afro and his team before arriving to Mafia island...because they helped me with cheap flight tickets to mafia island...then when I arrived there they helped me with... read more

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February 10, 2019

star rating  Afro was kind, the tour was well organized and we saw whalesharks as promised. However, they charged us 10$ for the transport from the "airport" (the smallest I have seen... read more

January 5, 2020

star rating  Went out on 8 consecutive days with Afro Whale Shark Safari end January-beginning February 2019. They are a wholly-owned local company and pride themselves on their knowledge together... read more

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February 15, 2019

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

January 2, 2021

star rating  Our time in Mafia! ah well! Just awesome. Commentary from team was concise and informative. True professionals they are that finding the beautiful beast is their everyday trade. And they... read more

January 10, 2020

star rating  I had a great time with Afro - they are professional and very patient in the search for the sharks - we had 5-6 sightings. I did one day with... read more

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February 17, 2019