5 Days Mafia Island Beach Holidays

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5 Days / 4 Nights Mafia Island Explorer

Loved by divers, snorkellers and game fishermen alike, the Mafia Island (30 minutes by plane from Dar es Salaam) is home to fauna as diverse as anything in East Africa: 400 fish species, 5 varaiety of sea turtle spread out along 50 genera of coral. This is a true marine park that should not be missed. This Mafia island holiday is ideal for honeymooners or as an excursion after a safari on the mainland.

Full Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival at Dar es Salaam Airport + -

START/Our representative will meet you at the International Airport (DIA) then transfer you to a selected Dar es Salaam (Dar) hotel. But, should you arrive in the morning, we will connect you on an afternoon flight (30 min.) to Mafia Island. After breakfast depart Dar by chartered aircraft (one-hour).

Dinner and overnight at Dar es Salaam hotel.

Day 2 – Transfer to Mafia Island + -

After lunch, Pick-Up from hotel and shuttled to airport for shared chartered flight to Mafia Island. Arrive at Mafia airport, transfer to Mafia Kinasi Lunch and afternoon of leisure at Mafia Kinasi.

Dinner and overnight at Mafia Kinasi Lodge.

Day 3&4 – Two Days of Leisure on Mafia Island + -

Both days are at your leisure. Take a day’s excursion to Chole Island with its many ancient ruins. On Chole, you may take a tour to see boat-building, sail making, the hand-making of copra ropes, and an ancient coral rock pool. A picnic lunch will be offered. Optional activities include snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing and diving.

Dinner and overnight at Mafia Kinasi Lodge

Day 5 - Depart for Dar es Salaam + -

After breakfast and lunch at Kinasi transfer to airport for flight to Dar, where you will spend an overnight at a selected Dar hotel or transfer to DIA for your international flight home.


All Meals Included

End of Trip

  • Accommodation Full Board (All Meals)


  • Transportation with Driver/Guide During Safari


  • Vehicle Supplement Fee for all Parks


  • All Park Fees


  • Costs of a Personal Nature


  • Tips to your Driver/Guide During Safari


  • Alcoholic Beverages

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