What you will do
Mafia Island is the perfect spot to swim with the harmless whale shark, especially from October to March
Mafia Island Marine Park
Established in 1995, this Marine Park houses 48 coral species and over 400 different sepcies of marine creatures
Sightings of whitetip reef sharks, grey reef sharks and a few hammerhead sharks are common in these waters
Tanzania boasts an incredibly rich and biodiverse coral reef: corals, gorgonians, fish, sharks, turtles, whale sharks, dolphins, groupers and hundreds of other creatures.
These smart, friendly creatures roam these waters gracefully
Bumping into one of these beautiful creatures is very common when diving
The dugong, an rare marine herbivore, has recently made its comeback to these waters
These fascinating creatures inhabit the crystal-clear waters of Tanzania
Whale spotting: a thrilling experience that is highly recommended between the months of August and September
Temperatures, what to visit,
flora and fauna, how to get there,
culture and cuisine, safety
Giuseppe from Trento, April 4, 2017
My son and I stayed in a beautiful, well-tended bungalow for 7 days. We went on 8 easy dives and got see amyn different kinds of corals and colorfoul fish!
Stefano from Roma, March 8, 2017
This was my first whale shark encounter and it was one of the best things I’ve ever done! Huge thanks to the Big Blu staff who made us live an unforgettable experience!
Top-notch diving facility
Giulio from Monza, September 23, 2017
The dives were awesome, that much is pretty clear. Waht makes this experience really incredible is the qualtiy of the diving center’s equipment, the expertise of the Dive masters and the well-tended bungalows, all at a fair price!