Kitu Kiblu responsible whale shark encounter operator on Mafia Island, Tanzania, East Africa.
Whale sharks aggregate in the channel between Mafia Island and mainland Africa and are easily seen surface feeding, usually between September and March, providing an opportunity to study and interact with them.
Kitu Kiblu runs half-day encounter trips, allowing visitors to interact with whale sharks in a safe, relaxed and respectful way. We run internship programs, for those with an interest in marine conservation looking to gain skills and experience working at sea.
Kitu Kiblu was founded on three, to us self-evident, concepts: