6 Days Thanda Private Island Itinerary – Mafia Island Package


6 Days Thanda Private Island Itinerary – Mafia Island Package

Duration :   6 Days 5 Nights
The Price :   $ 31,200
Total Seats :  54/54

Indulge in an opulent escape to the secluded paradisiacal haven of Mafia Island with our bespoke private island getaway. Crafted exclusively for discerning individuals seeking an unmatched sojourn, this extraordinary travel experience ensures an elite passage for those accustomed to the finer things in life. Imagine the bliss of claiming an entire island solely for your entourage, embarked upon only by the privileged few who accompany you on this remarkable journey.


Behold, Thanda Private Island awaits the arrival of VVIP travelers yearning for absolute exclusivity. Nestled far away from tourist throngs, this unparalleled sanctuary guarantees an idyllic haven untouched by the masses.


Here, the sumptuous allure of seclusion beckons, captivated within a realm inaccessible to the ordinary adventurer, ensuring only the most privileged souls can revel in its rare beauty. Prepare to embark on a celestial retreat where tranquility, luxury, and unadulterated bliss unite.


Combine your stay at Thanda Private Island with a thrilling private luxury safari in the majestic Serengeti National Park. Picture yourself indulging in the ultimate safari experience, where you’ll reside in opulent lodges such as the extraordinary Singita Sasakwa or the magnificent Mwiba Lodge.

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These exceptional sanctuaries are nestled within exclusive game reserves, ensuring unparalleled encounters with awe-inspiring wildlife. Prepare to be captivated as the passionate team of experts provides bespoke services, ensuring an extraordinary adventure like no other.


You will be transported via scheduled charter flights, offering expedient and efficient access to and from the wilderness. As part of this package, you will enjoy a total of 2 or 3 captivating safari flights, carefully planned to save time. For instance, taking a one-way scheduled charter flight from either Mwiba Airstrip or Grumeti Airstrip to Mafia Island will spare you the time-consuming journey of driving and boating, which typically takes one to two days each way.


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When you visit Thanda Private Island, your experience will be enriched by the mesmerizing beaches, vibrant marine life, and lush nature. Engage in thrilling seaside adventures and immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the island.


This luxurious trip to Thanda Island is tailored to cater to couples, families, honeymooners, and solo travelers alike. You have the flexibility to embark on this journey at any time of the year, except for the period between 15th December and 10th January, where a minimum stay of 7 nights is mandatory.

Schedule Details

Day 1: Arrival in Mafia Island – Transfer to the Villa

If you are arriving from Julius Kambarage International Airport or Serengeti National Park, our East Africa Safari Guides team at Thanda Private Island will extend a warm welcome and attend to all your needs during your stay. Relax and immerse yourself in the pristine charm of Mafia Island, as our team takes care of everything else.


Mafia Island, situated on the western mainland of Tanzania with the Rufiji River Delta and the expansive Indian Ocean on its sides, boasts an exceptional range of aquatic life comprising both flora and fauna. The horseshoe-shaped bay's tepid and sheltered waters provide an ideal environment for an extensive coral reef, ranging from Tutia in the south to Kifinge (Forbes Bay) in the north, housing an astounding more than 400 fish species. Along the coastline, lush forests of fruit trees, mangroves, baobabs, and palms flourish, providing homes for bushbabies, wild pigs, monkeys, small antelopes, as well as intriguingly small populations of hippos. Additionally, the island attracts diverse tropical birds, completing its remarkable biodiversity.


When you choose to escape to Mafia Island with East Africa Safari Guides, a world of adventure awaits you. Discover the wonders of the Mafia Island Marine Park, the very first marine park in Tanzania, which stretches over an impressive area of 317 square miles (822 square kilometers). Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the island's unspoiled white beaches, where the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean gently caress the shore.


Not only is Mafia Island a tropical paradise, but it is also easily accessible from mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar Island. This captivating destination holds a significant place in history, dating back to the 8th century. It has served as a vital stopover for traders voyaging between Kilwa, Zanzibar, Madagascar, and Mozambique, providing a glimpse into its rich cultural heritage.


Make your dream vacation a reality by joining us on Mafia Island. Prepare to be enchanted as you embark on unforgettable journeys through the wonders of the marine park, or simply bask in the serenity of its pristine beaches.


Trust East Africa Safari Guides to deliver an exceptional experience that will leave you longing to return to this slice of heaven on Earth.

Day 2 – 5: Relax by the Beach

You have full autonomy to decide whether you prefer to relax by the beach or explore the surroundings since the resort offers a range of amenities and activities to enhance your stay.


Indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, embark on exclusive private dive charters arranged by trusted partners, and experience the thrilling opportunity to swim with whale sharks from October to March. Engage in exciting water activities like snorkeling, sailing, jet skiing, kayaking, and stand-up paddling, all of which can be enjoyed with the provided boat house equipment. Stay active with beach volleyball, or challenge yourself on the floodlit tennis court.


Our fully equipped, air-conditioned gym is at your disposal for a satisfying workout. Stay connected with high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the resort, and conveniently take care of laundry needs (note: dry cleaning services are not available). Experience all of these wonderful facilities and experiences in a professional and serene setting.

Day 6: Transfer Home

Fly to either Dar es Salaam or Kilimanjaro International Airport, depending on your international departure.


  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Beach volleyball
  • Breakfast
  • Concert Ticket
  • Domestic Flights
  • Exclusive private dive charters
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Kayaking
  • Laundry
  • Lunch
  • Meals
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa treatments
  • Swim with whale sharks {October to March}
  • Tennis court
  • Transport
  • Welcome Drinks


  • Insurance
  • International Flights

Why Book With Us?

  • Competitive Price
  • We are Safari Experts
  • We are Native, We Live Here

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