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Mafia Island

When you land in Mafia Island, you'll discover why the picture-perfect beaches, forests, lakes and salt lakes of Tanzania draw in so many tourists.

Packages in Mafia Island

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Mafia Island Vacation Packages

The significant city of Dar es Salaam is 75 miles northwest of Mafia Island.

Nothing beats the shining sun and salty ocean air. Head down to Utende Beach, 11 miles to the south. If time permits, continue to Kilindoni Beach, 9 miles to the southwest.

Head outside and make your own adventure. Have a shot at rock climbing or mountain climbing.

Bird watching in this region is a proven way to decrease those stress levels. Wildlife watching popular among travelers wanting to relax.

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the region by signing up for some guided nature walks, wildlife spotting tours and wildlife safaris.

Head to the water and escape the heat with some swimming and snorkeling, a couple of the more popular ways to get all wet here.

Raining cats and dogs? There's no need to worry. Tanzania features some interesting craft workshops.

If you ask residents for their favorite activities in the region, they'll likely point you towards the popular open-air markets.

Combine education and fun at the region's most important historic sites. In particular, you should try and see some of its ruins, traditional villages and archeological sites.

Treat your senses in this region's numerous cafés, restaurants and bars.

Engross yourself in the vibrant culinary landscape and try some ugali (maize porridge) and fish. These two ingredients are to be found almost everywhere in the region.

Ugali (cornmeal) and vitumbua (rice cakes) are specialty dishes you must try.

Those who always have some room for dessert might like to try kashata ( made from coconut and ground nuts).

Tusker beer is a much-loved beer. Head on down to the nearest watering hole, find a table with your friends and give it a try!

If you want to have an alcohol-free drink, tamamrind nectar is an option.

Being here on the 26th of April will get you a front-row seat for Union Day.

Tanzania is certainly a wonderful place. So when you need to get back home, we won't be surprised if you start making plans to head back!

When it's time to catch your flight, it's good to remember that the handiest airport is roughly 75 miles northwest.

Accommodation in Mafia Island

There are only a few hotels in Mafia Island that are registered on the Expedia Mafia Island hotels page, so reserve a room early.


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Kinasi Lodge

Kinasi Lodge

Plot 1, Utende, Mafia Island
5.0
of 5, from 3 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Wake up to the ocean at your door at this lodge, which is located by the ocean and set on its own private beach.

Thanda Island

Thanda Island

Shungimbili Island, Mafia Island
0.0 out of 5.0