- Lodge type; Working farm Lodge
- Location; Ngorongoro Area
- Lodge size; 19 Cottages
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Gibb's Farm built in 1929 is ideally located half way between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater, near the village of Karatu, the perfect upmarket lodge for those looking for a little bit of everything when exploring this area of Tanzania.
It is here in the peaceful sanctuary that is Gibb's were a sense of well being and tranquility combines with deep rooted African cultures all surrounded by breath-taking scenery.
Gibb's Farm is a truly amazing destination with beautiful people, views, and cuisine, this is one of our most popular destinations and for very good reason. There are few that can come close to offering what this place does - as simple as that.
At Gibb's Farm, 19 rustic and gracious cottages await guests each one unique in its very own decor.
Twin queens sized beds, fireplace, en-suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers and private veranda's. Two bed-roomed cottages are available for those traveling with families in tow.
- 2 x 2 bedroom Guest Cottages
- 17 x 1 bedroom Guest Cottages
Our personal favorite cottage is the one known as "Shamba House", just simply the best views and privacy.
Gibb's Farm's organic fruit and vegetable garden provides the ingredients needed for the three healthy and fresh home-cooked meals. The dinning areas with wooden ceilings, high glass windows and traditional farmhouse styles offers travelers culinary delights with majestic distant views.
Start your day with a cup of freshly roasted Gibb's Farm coffee and a continental or full English breakfast. A farm-style buffet lunch with breads, soups, a selection of savory meat and vegetable pies, quiches, fresh salads and not forgetting a few traditional African dishes.
Dinner time is all about delicious farm-to-table organic cuisine as you dine by candlelight and share the day’s adventures.
Guests may also enjoy a full bar featuring specialty cocktails and an extensive wine and beer lists.
The main farmhouse and guest area offers cozy living rooms with wooden ceiling boards, beams, traditional red-polished floors and a large welcoming open fireplace. This is the area were one can relax in comfort with good conversation and drink in hand.
The main farmhouse offers up the following guest areas;
- Living room
- Two dining rooms
- Outside verandahs
- A gazebo
- Gift boutique
Gibb's Farm is all about unwinding and relaxing as one is surrounded by the peace and tranquility of the area. It is from this home base that guests are offered numerous activities and adventures that take in wildlife, cultural and farming.
Below are just a small example (there are way too many to list here) of what one can look forward to;
- Gibb’s Massage Treatments
- Farm Life Experiences
- Farm Walks
- Safari Adventures and Active Experiences
- Community & Cultural Experiences
- Weddings & Honeymoons
Gibb's Farm is the perfect destination for families with children of all ages. A safe, welcoming and entertaining environment for all.
- Farm Walk
- Ngorongoro Forest Walk
- Waterfall/ Elephant Caves
- Cultural Journey
- Garden Tour
- Afternoon Tea
- Indigenous Medicine Walk
- Farm to Crater Rim Walking Safari
- Mountain Biking
- Karatu Town Tour
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Tanzania Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season