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

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.



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.

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July 3, 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!

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November 30, 2018

star rating  Afro and his team were simply the best! Super experienced and skilled in spotting the whale sharks and very knowledgeable and sensitive to the correct procedures and ways... read more

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February 15, 2019

star rating  I’m sure that this trip would be really good if the conditions were fine. We went out two times for five hours each time, spending a hundred dollars each and... read more

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January 25, 2019

star rating  A group of women from the UK, Ireland and Australia spent 9-10 days going out daily with Afros team, searching and swimming with whale sharks.....in the first 2 days we... read more

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January 17, 2019

star rating  Great experience with Afro and his team.
they were caring so much about us and let us feel amazing.
we saw the whale sharks and had a super tour.
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September 8, 2020