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

      This was one of my favorite places during my month in Tanzania. It is simple and rustic, but has a great relaxing feel to it. The staff is great and... read more

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    11/30/2018

      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

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    2/15/2019

      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

      The staff are lovely and very helpful. The accommodation is a bit rough and ready but overall good value and the home cooked food was excellent. I booked flights through... read more

    karinag928
    11/13/2019

      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

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    2/03/2019

      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

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    2/17/2019