Mafia Island is approximately 30 miles off the Tanzanian coast, about 30 minutes by air from Dar es Salaam and 45 minutes from the Selous Game Reserve and Zanzibar Island.
Mafia is reachable by light aircraft only. The resort is a 20-minute drive from Kilindoni, the main village, and airstrip. The transfer to and from the airport is included in the accommodation cost for non-resident guests.
Flights to and from Mafia Island can be provided by
Coastal Aviation, Auric Air (afternoon flights), or Safari Airlink (morning and afternoon flights).
Flights to the island depart from Dar es Salaam, Selous, Serengeti, Arusha, and Ruaha.
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Need accommodation in Dar es Salaam?
We have you covered.
Pole Pole and Mediterraneo Hotel work together in providing you a seamless experience during your trip to Tanzania.
Whether you need to spend a few days in
Dar es Salaam before or after your trip to Mafia Island. We can organize your stay, at a discounted special rate.
If you are like most of our guests Mafia Island is only one of your stops in Tanzania. You can't visit this gorgeous country without checking out our incredible national parks or Zanzibar.
To make your life easier we have provided you with one of our favorite Tour Agencies in Tanzania, Ebony Tours. Feel free to reach out to them, letting them know you are a guest at Pole Pole Bungalows.