Luxury Sea Safari

 – A luxury live-aboard sea safari, on a private motor yacht exploring the beautiful waters of Mafia and surrounding remote tropical islands.

 – Swim with whale sharks, discovering these incredible animals while connecting with, and learning from, the scientists who work closely with them.

 – The ultimate sea safari, designed to combine the luxury and adventure of a beach break with the conservation of our blue planet – privately guided by Julie Church; conservationist, biologist, and ocean lover.

Itinerary Map


SINGLE SEASON   |  01 Jan – 31 Dec 


  • As with all wildlife encounters, we cannot guarantee whale shark experiences, however, we can advise that the best time for these experiences is between November – April.
  • There is a baggage restriction of 15 kgs on all internal flights, in soft bags.


  • Exclusive use of 82-foot luxury motor yacht with a full crew (captain, chef, housekeeper & deckhand)
  • Full board accommodation
  • Water, soft drinks, house wines, selected spirits & six bottles of champagne
  • All relevant marine park fees
  • Coastal activities include snorkeling, jet skiing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding
  • One Whale Shark excursion per trip
  • Daily excursions around Chole Island, visits to Kua Ruins and/or Mafia Marine Park
  • Julie Church as a guide, marine specialist, and host
  • Use of tender throughout the trip
  • Charter flights & domestic flight departure tax
  • Airport and airstrip transfers
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Membership
  • All statutory taxes


  • Champagne, luxury spirits & select wines
  • Additional activities not mentioned in inclusions
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • International flights & visa fees
  • Gratuities