My name is Afro. I am a local guide born on Mafia Island &
and the proud owner of Afro Whale Shark Safari.
DO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY NEED A VACATION?
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.
My wife and I spent part of our honeymoon on Mafia. Our first day we took a trip with Afro Whale Shark Safari. Within 20 few minutes of launch we found the shark. Afro was great at positioning the boat to ensure that we could get close to the share without having to chase it around the channel.
There are a couple of outfits to go and see the whale sharks. However, the best spotter is Mr. Afro Whale Shark himself. All the other boats follow him. He drives the boat with expertise and once the whale sharks are in sight he is the first to jump off the boat ?
Whale sharks! What’s not to like. With a group of three others visiting Mafia for the whale sharks and we were not dissappointed. First boat out in the morning, good briefings and responsible use of the boats. Afro has good rapport with the researchers in the area.
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
February 10, 2019
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
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
February 15, 2019
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
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
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
February 17, 2019