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  Took us a while to find the whalesharks but hey, they're wild animals right. When we found them it was awesome. Pick up and drop off was well arranged and... read more

    abdulg185
    12/14/2019

    star rating  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

    avatar thumb JennyAlexG
    2/20/2019

    star rating  I would highly recommend this accommodation for anyone traveling to mafia! the staff really went above and beyond to make our experience special. they offer excursions to go see the... read more

    553bridgetq
    11/25/2019

    star rating  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

    avatar thumb suzydelorian
    2/03/2019

    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  It was an Amazing experience, truly eye opening. Afro and his Team were professionals and knew where to look to find the whalesharks.

    Also stayes in the Bungalows, great... read more

    N3247BAahmada
    7/03/2021