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

      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

    thumb 211randas
    2/10/2019

      I would recommend Afro and his team. Our large (sometimes loud) all-women group of 10 went out for 9 mornings in a row to snorkel with the whale sharks and... read more

    thumb sorayaearth
    1/25/2019

      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

    EmmaAnthonyReview
    1/10/2020

      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

    thumb suzydelorian
    2/03/2019

      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

      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