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Mafia Safari Tour

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Mafia holiday package is a six day fly in safari to the most unspoiled tropical marine habitat Africa paradise. Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania’s first marine park, Mafia Island Marine Park, which was established in 1995. Mafia Island Marine Park covers the Southern half of the island and part of the Northeast. Mafia Island Marine Park covers an area of 822 km2 and is located between S 07 45’07” and E 39 54’01” and S 08 09′ 40″ and E 39 30’00. The Sea around Mafia Island hosts an outstanding mosaic of tropical marine habitat including coral reefs, sea grass beds, mangroves, inter-tidal flats reef flats, lagoons and coastal forest. These are nesting sites for Green and Hawksbill turtles while Leatherback, Olive Ridlely and Loggerhead also occur in Mafia. Sharks, barracuda, grouper, needlefish, moray eels and triggerfish are also prominent in these waters. Also Torpedo-shaped and robust yellow-fin tuna, cobia manta rays and sting rays, swordfish, black marlins and wahoo are Mafia Island wildlife seen in the Marine Park.


DEPARTURE/RETURN International Airport of Kilimanjaro

 


DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.


INCLUDED

  • Transfers in Dar airport/ Hotel in Dar/ Dar Airport
  •  Accommodation in Dar H/B basis
  •  Transfers in Mafia – Mafia Airstrip / Mafia Island Lodge / Mafia Airstrip
  •  Flight Tickets to Mafia and return to Dar
  •  Accommodation in Mafia (Full board basis)

 


Exclussion


  1. International flights
  2. Visas
  3. Airport tax (pay direct)
  4. Driver guide or local escort gratuities
  5. Drinks and dining rooms tips, porterage, personal travel and baggage insurance
  6. Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature
  7. Any optional or additional activities

 


HIGHLIGHTS


♣ The beauty Mafia island tropical habitat and beaches

♣ Go scuba diving

♣ Do some fishing sports

♣ Spot the Green and Hawksbill turtles

♣ Spot Sharks, barracuda, grouper, needlefish, moray eels and triggerfish

 

ITINERARY


Day 1:ARRIVAL
Arrive and spend one night in Dar es Salaam Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at • Peacock hotel/ Paradise City


Day 2 to 5
Spend all the nights in Mafia Island. Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at • Mafia Island Lodge


Day 6 :
Transfer to Mafia Airstrip for your flight to Dar. Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at Peacock hotel.  Day to day Itinerary Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania’s first marine park, Mafia Island Marine Park, which was established in 1995. Mafia Island Marine Park covers the Southern half of the island and part of the Northeast. Mafia Island Marine Park covers an area of 822 km2 and is located between S 07 45’07” and E 39 54’01” and S 08 09′ 40″ and E 39 30’00. The park covers the southern part of Mafia Island and includes the inhabited islands of Chole, Juani Jibondo and Bwejuu and several uninhabited islets and the associated waters. The area included within the boundaries of MIMP is one of the most important marine habitats in the world. However, while its importance has increasingly been recognized, so too have its problems, particularly over-fishing, and destructive and unsustainable fishing methods devastating the Mafia Island wildlife Mafia Island Wildlife the Sea around Mafia Island hosts an outstanding mosaic of tropical marine habitat including coral reefs, sea grass beds, mangroves, inter-tidal flats reef flats, lagoons and coastal forest. These are nesting sites for Green and Hawksbill turtles while Leatherback, Olive Ridlely and Loggerhead also occur in Mafia. Sharks, barracuda, grouper, needlefish, moray eels and triggerfish are also prominent in these waters. Also Torpedo-shaped and robust yellow-fin tuna, cobia manta rays and sting rays, swordfish, black marlins and wahoo are Mafia Island wildlife seen in the Marine Park.


 

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive at Dar es salaam International airport, transfer t to Peacock hotel/ Paradise City for overnight.


Day 2 Transfer to the airport for flight to Mafia airstrip, transfers to Mafia Island Lodge. Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at Mafia Island Lodge.


Day 3 Free at Mafia. Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at Mafia Island Lodge


Day 4 Free at Mafia. Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at Mafia Island Lodge


Day 5 Free at Mafia. Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at Mafia Island Lodge


Day 6 Transfer to Mafia Airstrip for your flight to Dar. Black rhino recommend dinner and Black rhino tours recommend dinner and overnight at Peacock hotel when you reach dar.