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Afro Whale Shark Safari

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| Kilindoni, Mafia Island, Tanzania
+255 653 962 524
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A One of a Kind Experience!!

We met Afro and his crew early in the morning for a yummy breakfast before being the first ones out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine A
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Libertyville, Illinois
One of the best experiences

Afro and his team are truly welcoming and good hearted people. I was traveling alone in Tanzania... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Josefine S
via mobile
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Afro whale shark Safari abd Hostel is the local onwer who experienced in Tourism . Afro experiebced and stayibg Nafia Island
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“two hours” (3 reviews)
“chole bay” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Kilindoni, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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+255 653 962 524
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Catherine A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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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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Reviewed 13 April 2018

My friends and I booked a whale shark excursion with Afro for February 21st. I was nervous about this: seeing whale sharks anyway is a bit hit or miss (you'll see a number of reviews here where people didn't see them or saw them only...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We didn't know what to expect as I'm not experience diving person as my husband. I was scared at the first jump but our guide help me in the water with orientation and I have to say it was breath taking experience we never forget....More

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Afro w, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Blanka, Thanks for your positive experienced abou us and thankful for your feedback, we apriciate for what you did We are happy to hear if our guide was helping you on the first time to jump, All our guide is the Ex fisher man...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We did several experiences with Afro : Snorkelling with the whale sharks Chole bay tour, sand Bank lunch and reef snorkelling They were very flexible and we enjoyed a lot our experiences for an interesting prices (the prices are fixed but negotiable).More

Thank tchiquito
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Afro w, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Tcquito Thanks ver much for your reviewing Afro whale shark safari Mafia island the best tour company in Mafia island, we apriciate for your feedback That us true our price is fixed but we do have special discount if you booked two tour with...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great time swimming with whale sharks in the trip organised by Afro. The price of this trip was 60USD but it included pick up and top off from our hotel as well as breakfast at Afro Beach Bungalows. The great about doing...More

Thank Cedric B
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Afro w, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Cedric, We proudly to do safari with you and you successfully on your trip and thank you so much for your feedback its very important to travellz and us to improve our business We aopologise for that day visibility wasn’t good but this is...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were on boat for 4 hours and Afro did not give up. Finally, there it was! It was a smaller whaleshark but glad they found it! Be prepared to jump in water immediately. I did the first time and guide help me immediately swim...More

Thank Kathryn S
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Afro w, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear Katelyn, Thanks for your review, we really apriciate all posstive and we apologise for negative, Whale shark is the animal and we can’t guarantee you to see or not, but our guide do all the best to make sure you find it even ine...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I went the first day I stayed in Mafia; we looked for the whale shark for a long time but the drivers of the boat did not give up and also thanks to mobile communication with others, we managed to see it!! unfortunately it was...More

1  Thank lucia m
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Afro w, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Lucia, Thanks for your great review and we apriciate for your time to give us and other traveller trip feedback, Feedback uts very important to us and ither traveller to be aware and expectations what they will experience, We apologise to you but its...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Our trip to Mafia Island was amazing! We have experienced so much! I really could recommend you all to do your tours with Afro instead of the hotel tours. Afro and his team are really kind and concerned about you feeling comfortable. There are a...More

1  Thank ramimayer
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Afro w, Public Relations Manager at Afro Whale Shark Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Ramimayer, Thank you very much for your positive review, this means you support us and you like the other traveller what to expect when booked with us, Thanks again to fullfill your expectation, our team is the ine of the best in the island...More

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Teemu155
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Response from Afro w | 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.
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Teemu155
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Response from Afro w | 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.
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