My name is Afro. I am a local guide born on Mafia Island &
and the proud owner of Afro Whale Shark Safari.
DO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY NEED A VACATION?
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.
My wife and I spent part of our honeymoon on Mafia. Our first day we took a trip with Afro Whale Shark Safari. Within 20 few minutes of launch we found the shark. Afro was great at positioning the boat to ensure that we could get close to the share without having to chase it around the channel.
There are a couple of outfits to go and see the whale sharks. However, the best spotter is Mr. Afro Whale Shark himself. All the other boats follow him. He drives the boat with expertise and once the whale sharks are in sight he is the first to jump off the boat ?
Whale sharks! What’s not to like. With a group of three others visiting Mafia for the whale sharks and we were not dissappointed. First boat out in the morning, good briefings and responsible use of the boats. Afro has good rapport with the researchers in the area.
Great time of swimming with Whale sharks and then went to check out a dream like lagoon with upside down jelly fish. Overall staff was happy, excited to... read more
January 10, 2020
Took us a while to find the whalesharks but hey, they're wild animals right. When we found them it was awesome. Pick up and drop off was well arranged and... read more
December 14, 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.... read more
January 1, 2019
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
January 25, 2019
Had a great experience with Afro's - a tuk tuk was provided on time to pick me up from my accommodation to take me to the site, and afro and... read more
December 8, 2020
We had a magical week at Afro’s bungalows, and swam with the whale sharks on every day of our 3 shark safaris. Afro and his team know where the sharks... read more
December 16, 2020