Mafia Island Special Offer

Mafia Island, Zanzibar and Islands

Safari Includes:

flights from Dar to and from Mafia Island

2 nights, 3 days accommodation at Mafia Island Lodge

transfers on Mafia to and from Mafia Island Lodge

Suitable for parents with children in age groups 6-12, 13-18

Price $782 per adult, $200 per child (family sharing rooms)

This is an exciting weekend break from Dar suitable for both scuba divers and snorkellers and those who just wish to relax on the beach. The whale shark season is off to a good start on Mafia and the Humpback Whales are passing. Come and make the most of this exciting special offer!

  • Diving
  • Whale-Shark spotting
  • Snorkeling
  • Relaxing on the beach

Itinerary Mafia Island Special Offer

Day 1 Fly from Dar es Salaam to Mafia Island
Make your own way to Dar Es Salaam domestic airport for the 10:45am Coastal flight to Mafia which arrives at 11:15am. On arrival a car transfer will take you to Mafia Island Lodge. Check in, lunch, dinner and overnight. Full Board Basis
Mafia Island Lodge
Day 2 Mafia Island
Full day whale watching or other activity (costs not included). Full Board Basis
Mafia Island Lodge
Day 3 Return to Dar-es-salaam
Today you will be transferred back to Mafia Airport in time for your 12:45am flight to Dar es Salaam. Arrive at Dar domestic airport at 1:15pm. Tour ends
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Detailed Itinerary:

2 nights, 2 days relaxing weekend get away

Mafia Island Lodge

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Mafia Island Lodge

Make your own way to Dar es Salaam domestic airport to catch the 10:45am Coastal flight to Mafia Island. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the lodge where you will check in and unpack. Then enjoy a lovely lunch before a relaxing afternoon on the island, swimming, snorkelling or whatever you prefer. Dinner is served in the evening and then you retire for a wonderful night in your comfortable air conditioned room.

Day 2: A full day on Mafia

After breakfast you will make the most of your day by this stunning marine park. There is a dive centre in the lodge where you can choose from a range of activities - diving, snorkelling or learning to do either with the professional staff. Mafia Island Marine Park offers world class diving along some wonderful walls and through amazing reefs. or you may choose to spend the day whale watching, looking out for the giant whale sharks and hoping for the chance to swim alongside them. Whatever you choose to do, lunch either at the lodge or as a packed option will be provided. End the day with a tasty meal and then a good nights sleep.

Day 3: Mafia to Dar

With one morning left before your return to Dar, make the mos tof your tasty breakfast and your time by the beach. Then, you will be transferred to mafia Airport in time for your 12:45pm return flight to Dar. Arrive at the domestic terminal at 1:15pm.

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Available Activities

Whale watching

Spend a magical day on a dhow watching whale sharks gliding through the clear waters

Take a snorkel and swim alongside these gentle beasts

Enjoy a picnic lunch on the boat or on one of the amazing

Learn all about the whale sharks and surrounding area from your experienced guide

Snorkelling Swim through clear waters

Enjoy a swim through the crystal clear waters off Mafia

See the stunning marine life just off the shore

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving in the amazing Mafia Island Marine Park

World class diving experience

Trained and professional instructors and dive masters


Map view for Mafia Island Lodge


Additional information:

Package includes:

  • Flight Dar-Mafia-Dar return
  • Transfer from Mafia to lodge and back
  • Full board accommodation
  • Package does NOT include:

    • Accommodation or airport transfers in Dar es Salaam
    • Additional activities at Mafia Island Lodge (eg whale watching, diving etc)
    • Soft/alcoholic drinks
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Laundry and all personal items


    • High season supplement (20 Dec-10 Jan, 1-31 Aug): $ 15 per person per night.
    • Single occupancy supplement: +20% of official rates.
    • 3rd Adult Sharing: 25% OFF official rates.
    • New Year and Christmas Dinner: supplement of 25$ on the 25th and 31st of December
      (including special dinner and a glass of wine)


    • Marine Park fees are to be paid cash or credit card upon your arrival at the Park’s
      entrance gate.
    • Adults: $20 per person per day.
    • Children aged 10-16: $10 per person per day.
    • Park fees are subject to change at short notice by decision of Government/Park Authority. As such, neither Wild Things Safaris nor Mafia Lodge can accept responsibility for this eventuality.