Come and participate in many activities: fishing, diving, bird watching, snorkelling, whale watching and many more in Tanzania



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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    Hello everyone, I'm Marco, I was born on July 8, 1955 and by profession (my job) I take care of three different activities (agriturisms and lodges) of my own property. I am a family man and my big passion is my job, which allows me to live a life in the open air. This year I need help in my holiday lodge in Tanzania.

    Mafia Island is the largest of a small archipelago of islands in the Indian Ocean. So different from Zanzibar that has become a very touristic place. Few know about it and fewer have been. A place to unwind and get away from the daily, modern and busy world. Is a very famous spot for divers due to it's amazing coral reef and to the presence of a huge migration of while sharks every year. Vegetation is basically all about mangroves, beautiful baobabs and palm trees, but also rainforest. The population is about 40,000 through all the islands ( the biggest Mafia, Chole, Juani and more). Mafia is one of the safest places in the Indian Ocean, far away from modernity and touristic crowds.

    The first time I happened to be on the island of Mafia I was totally hypnotized: the people, the place, the ocean, It is impossible not to leave there a piece of heart. I fell in love with the island and decided to build this activity on one of the most beautiful beaches. Since then (almost 20 years) my family and I often go back and forth to manage the lodge. It is incredible to see how, despite the fact that so many years have passed, the island is always the same : wild and uncontaminated. It is not frequented by tourist herds, but almost exclusively by travelers and divers. Come and visit us! Karibuni

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities


  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The island is very stimulating. It is possible to participate in many activities: fishing, diving, bird watching, snorkelling, whale watching and many others. The island is a pearl of the Indian Ocean and is surrounded by a wonderful coral reef. Besides the inhabitants are peaceful and friendly, it is very interesting to get in touch with the population. The lodge is located in Utende, one of the small villages of the island. Excellent opportunity to practice different languages and discover African culture.

  • Help


    I need a gym teacher and a yoga teacher. The work would take away only an hour of the day in the morning and the rest of the day is dedicated to leisure and relaxation. The workers must have a certificate in order to give yoga and gymnastics lessons to customers.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner
    Italian: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    The workers will have at their disposal a room for as long as they stay on the island, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Internet access is available only in the central hall.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Wandering around the island is an experience in itself. Since it has never been very well known over the years, it has always remained untouched: forget about city life . In mafia Island there is very little lighting, very little internet and a totally untouched nature. During the free time it will be possible to participate in any activity that the island reserves. For example the hatching of sea turtles or snorkelling with whale sharks. The island is famous for being an incredible spot for divers.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    1-2 hours per day - 5 days per week

Host ref number: 745828858656