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  We were lucky to have a pretty exclusive sighting of multiple whale sharks on our first day. Afro and his team are truly awesome and we were one of the... read more

    jabillama
    2/01/2021

    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
    11/30/2018

    star rating  Swimming with Whale Sharks is an experience of a lifetime. Afro and his team know this. They are excellent spotters, constantly on the look out for Whale Sharks... read more

    avatar thumb ncoomie
    1/20/2019

    star rating  The Crew was excellent at finding whale sharks and getting us in and out of water to swim with them.

    Trek222474
    2/02/2020

    star rating  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

    avatar thumb Trip66297934842
    11/30/2018

    star rating  Actually I like Afro and his team before arriving to Mafia island...because they helped me with cheap flight tickets to mafia island...then when I arrived there they helped me with... read more

    avatar thumb 211randas
    2/10/2019