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

      Can't find anything to complain about Afro. Picked us up from airport on time, bungalow was nice and clean, food was very good, excellent whale shark tour and snorkelling! They... read more

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    2/20/2019

      This was one of my favorite places during my month in Tanzania. It is simple and rustic, but has a great relaxing feel to it. The staff is great and... read more

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    11/30/2018

      The Crew was excellent at finding whale sharks and getting us in and out of water to swim with them.

    Trek222474
    2/02/2020

      Within 5 minutes we found a male whaleshark Best saltwater experience I ever had !! The guide Popo is the best

    robbiek182
    2/08/2020

      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

    jonase568
    12/12/2019

      We did the Whale shark safari with Afro team and we just can say thank you team! It was awesome, one of the most beautiful experiences ever. The team is... read more

    MariaAndMarc
    11/05/2019