Gibb's Farm

Previously voted the Best Safari Hotel in Africa, Gibb's Farm is a working farm located on the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The farm lies half way between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater making it an ideal base from which to enjoy either park. Built in 1929, the farmhouse has hardly changed, retaining the charm of a well looked-after private house and providing a welcome respite for an active safari.

Gibbs Farm offers 17 en suite farm cottages each with a unique theme and beautifully appointed with hand-crafted furniture, 2 queen-size beds, indoor and outdoor showers, a fireplace and private veranda.

The main farmhouse, reminiscent of an old English country home, contains a charming living room, 2 dining rooms, outside verandahs, a gazebo and gift boutique. Outside there is spacious patio surrounded by lush, soothing gardens and sweeping views of the valley. A unique feature is the traditional Massai style spa using traditional healing methods.

How to get to Gibb's Farm

Approximately 2 hour's drive from Arusha, 25 min drive from the Manyara airstrip, 1 hour drive to Crater floor, 30 min drive to Lake Manyara and approximately 3 hours to the Naabi gate of the Serengeti.

Activities at Gibb's Farm

Farm walks, garden tours, Ngorongoro Forest walks, hikes to the waterfall and Elephant Caves, birding, coffee roasting, school visits, Karatuu town tours, indigenous medicine walks, mountain biking, canoeing and night drives at Lake Manyara.

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Client Score: 5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews 5 Showing 1 - 2 of 4 reviews
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Robin Utley

5

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Gibbs Farm

Vivin Hegde & Kanishka Koshal

5

Gibb's farm is a wonderful place. They have got all aspects of the stay taken care off - the setting is amazing, the food and hospitality is pretty awesome too. We just wish we had stayed here longer

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Gibb's Farm

Luxury Tanzania Family Holiday

Days
9
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $27,800 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Locations
Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves

Northern Tanzania Safari Dry Season Highlights

Days
10
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $6,910 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Locations
Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves

Tanzania Migration and Mozambique Holiday

Days
16
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $11,370 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mozambique, Tanzania
Locations
Quirimbas Archipelago, Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves

Indulgent Tanzania Safari and Pemba Honeymoon

Days
17
Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $12,480 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Locations
Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Pemba Island