Summary of Itinerary

Day 1: Fly Dar es Salaam to Mafia.   More information: Mafia Island Marin Park.  

On arrival you will be met at the airport transferred to your excellent hotel on the beach.

Day 2.- 4: Full days in Mafia Island

Enjoy diving, swimming with whale sharks or just relax on the white sand, as you prefer.

Day 5: Fly back to  Dar es salaam

This is a superb chance to see the whale sharks and to visit Mafia Island Marine Park.   This trip is suitable for children and for adults.    Though there are permanent residents some of the whale sharks migrate.  This means that there are some times of year when you will have a better chance of seeing more whale sharks, please contact us for further details.   Please contact us for further information.

Highlights

Water Sports from Mafia Island

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Diving near Mafia Island.

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Mafia Island Whale Sharks

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General Info

Adventure in the see with diving, snorkeling and whale shark watching.    This is an excellent marine getaway with the opportunity to  relax on the beautiful Mafia beaches.   This holiday is suitable for families and as an add on to a mainland big game safari.

START/RETURN LOCATION Dar-es-Salaam
START DETAILS Pick up from Mafia Island
END DETAILS Drop off at Mafia Airport
WEAR Light coloured clothing, light shoes, sun hut, sun glasses,
INCLUDED
Full Board accommodation
All transfers to or from airport to the hotel

Additional information

Duration7 Days

DAY 1. FLY FROM DAR ES SALAAM TO MAFIA ISLAND
You will be transferred to
Dar Es Salaam Domestic Airport to connect with the flight to Mafia at 10:45hrs. On arrival at 11:15hrs at Mafia Airport you will be collected and transfer to your hotel located on the wonderful coast of Mafia.   There are a range of hotels available depending on your budget and the standards you require.   Please contact us for more details.

Meal plan: Full Board

DAY 2-4 MAFIA ISLAND

Spend three full days allowing you to take advantage of the activities on offer about the island, water sports such as Scuba diving and snorkeling,whale sharks watching are available and can be organized in advance or at the time as you prefer.   The whales shark excursion is an absolute must as these gentle giants provide an unparalleled glimpse into the underwater world.   This is a fantastic location for other marine life as well with Tanzania’s first marine park and a turtle sanctuary.

Meal plan based on Half board.

DAY 5: RETURN TO DAR-ES-SALAAM
Toda
y after check out transfer to Mafia Airport will arranged for your flight to Dar es salaam at 12:45hrs

Tour ends

Fly from Dar domestic terminal to Mafia Island – takes about half an hour.   This is typically a Cessna Caravan (12 seater).   Make sure you obey the 15kg pp weight restrictions.   This flight provides some great views.