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Afro Whale Shark Safari

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“chole bay”(6 reviews)
Afro whale shark Safari abd Hostel is the local onwer who experienced in Tourism . Afro experiebced and stayibg Nafia Island
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Kilindoni, Mafia Island, Tanzania
+255 653 962 524
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All reviews two hours an amazing experience chole bay local guy sand bank his team these guys fish boat island mafia plankton reference captain promise outing gopro
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our daughter was coming in for a short holiday.. and she had zeroed in on mafia island..for a tryst with the whale sharks..this made us look into the best options available and finally went with afro whale safaris.. Team afro came out as a very...More

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annacoco76, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Suresh. Thank you very much for your good reedback and 4 star rated. We are working out for feedback and guest review we are very happy if you had very good time with your unforgettable mafia island trip We tailor made the whole trip...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very punctual with picking us up from our hotel and getting us ready for the boat. The guys on the boat were great too. They were patient and happy to stay out with the Whale Sharks for as long as we wanted to stay. Overall...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my wife visited Mafia on October 2018, we have been in contact with Afro and and Muba friend and business partner of Afro more than 5 month ago to organizing our vacation to Mafia Island. The team are realy good organized, friendly and...More

Thank tom45689
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the whalesharks, no doubt, we went out on the boat although it was very windy and found them after one hour. We regretted that we had to leave after only a couple of jumps from the boat but the waves had gotten too...More

Thank selincia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, most persistent crew you could imagine. While other boats gave up after sailing for 4 hours, Afro's crew continued for 6+ hours until we finally found the whale sharks and swam with and right next to them, amazing! Apart from the best whaleshark safari...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

The crew was so amazing and patient. A bucket list item was to swim with the whale sharks after our 3 week safari and the guys did not disappoint. We searched for 4 hours and thought we were heading in, but the crew was so...More

Thank debbie w
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Afro Whale shark is indeed amazing! We were two girls and were accompanied by one experience captain and two localguys. We were picked up early morning on time and headed off to the sea. We sailed ca 50km away from the coast and after 1,5h...More

Thank Excursion820705
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We met Afro and his crew early in the morning for a yummy breakfast before being the first ones out on the water to search for the whale sharks. Within about 45 minutes the crew found them and it was incredible!!! The whale sharks are...More

2  Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Afro and his team are truly welcoming and good hearted people. I was traveling alone in Tanzania and Mafia was my last stop and probably my favorite. All in all it was perfect the people which made me feel home even I was traveling alone,...More

Thank Josefine S
Reviewed 14 June 2018

First time with Afro no luck finding the whale sharks. The crew tried hard to find them. The second trip is 1/2 price and within an 1/2 hours found the whale sharks. There were only 4 people in total in the boat. They were super...More

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3 August 2018|
Response from mubamafiaisland | Property representative |
Hi Shivang Thank you for your email and interest in Afro Whale Shark Tours. Whale sharks are wild animals which means there is no guarantee that we will see them, although we will always try our best. Afro Whale Shark is... More
1 November 2017|
Response from mubamafiaisland | Property representative |
That is a great idea and we appreciate your suggestion. We will follow up internally to check if this a viable option for our tours.
1 November 2017|
Response from mubamafiaisland | Property representative |
That is a great idea and we appreciate your suggestion. We will follow up internally to check if this a viable option for our tours.