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.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Refundable deposit
  • 100% financial Protection
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Emergency medical care

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 and pool area surrounded by lush, soothing gardens and sweeping views of the valley. A unique feature is the traditional Massai style spa using traditional healing methods.

Getting There

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

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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Review of Gibb's Farm

David Fox

What a magical place to recharge batteries. The views exquisite from all directions and the accommodation was very comfortable and well thought out. The food selection was wonderful and again the staff couldn't be more helpful. The drive to Ngorongoro Crater was most interesting and the Crater itself an eye opener with the quantities of game & birds

05/04/2020 Read full trip review

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Anonymous

Greg was right, this is a special spot. What a lovely setting, food and wine. They took good care of us. We again asked for less than a full day out. No problem! Started early, picnic breakfast and back in time for a late lunch. Did not miss anything! Ngorongoro crater, what a spectacular place! Lake Manyara was also good. Different scenery and game.

28/11/2018 Read full trip review

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