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

      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 spotted about 10-15....a mind blowing experience. Afros team are organised, helpful and so so so...More

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    1/17/2019

      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 gather information for an online citizen science platform Wildbook. Over this time, one thing became...More

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    1/25/2019

      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 with using an eco-conscious approach which means you get to experience the best of the best. Employing...More

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    2/15/2019

      Fantastic spot with warm loving staff! They have the best, well organized tours.... and if you are looking to mingle with our tourist then this is the spot for you. We came in as guests but we left feeling as part of a family.

    thumb Siah M
    1/01/2019

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

    thumb Sharmee S
    11/30/2018

      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 to support local businesses instead of paying extra for the expat salary). The staff was...More

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    2/03/2019