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

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Get In Touch

Contact Afro Whale Shark Safari for any questions about Mafia Island. We are here for you.



star rating  We spent a week out with Afro’s team and spotted Whale Sharks every day! We were fortunate enough to swim with them daily, and even had a few pods of... read more

avatar thumb KimUK81
February 15, 2019

star rating  We had an amazing time with this company , found two whale sharks. Personnel are cool and friendly, good price for the tour 🙂 recommend this company

October 1, 2020

star rating  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

December 12, 2019

star rating  We've went out twice with Afro and had a great time both times.
The first time, it was us 2 and another couple but unfortunately we had no luck sighting... read more

October 5, 2021

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  Great experience. Saw the sharks and the guides made us feel very comfortable throughout. Would definitely recommend to others. Go for it!

avatar thumb Sharmee S
November 30, 2018