Gibb’s Farm is a working farm located on the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area overlooking the Great Rift Valley and Ngorongoro Forest. It comprises a warm and friendly community where the rhythm of farm life has calmed and restored the weary safari journeyer for over 40 years. Gibb’s Farm offers something a little different to the full-on safari experience you will no doubt have incorporated into your holiday. It is a welcome retreat from the rigors of daily life or the adventures of safari to Tanzania.
A taste of farm life
A diverse variety of experiences is possible during a visit to Gibb’s Farm. “A Farm Life” activity program encourages cultural awareness, an historical interest, a connection to nature and a desire for adventure. The program still leaves ample time for relaxing and enjoying the gentle rhythm of Farm Life.
Organic Arabica coffee is grown and roasted on the farm. Gibb’s Farm is proud to have it’s own 10-acre organic fruit, vegetable and herb garden, on-site dairy and bakery which provide the wonderful ingredients for the farm-to-table cuisine. The freshness of the farm-to-table cuisine is sure to bring delight to dining at Gibb’s Farm.
Set among formal English gardens, the farmhouse and 19 ensuite cottages are the heart of a working farm. There are also two houses – Bustani House and Deutsche House – that offer two bedrooms with a common living area. This is ideal for larger families, couples or friends travelling together.
Gibb’s Farm Activities
Activities are diverse so there should always be something to suit you. Relax in the lush surroundings as you sit back on your veranda, walk in the Ngorongoro Forest, explore elephant caves or cycle through the back roads of Karatu. To calm and restore, treat yourself to a traditional African Massage, featuring indigenous Maasai healing treatments. Gibb’s Farm is dedicated to creating unique activity programs that enrich the community and the guest’s experience. A “farm life” encourages cultural awareness, historical interest, a connection to wellness, nature and a desire for adventure.
Cottages - Price per person from: R 5 242Gibb’s Farm’s rustic charm and gracious accommodations provide an ideal sanctuary for a few day’s respite while on safari or for an extended vacation or honeymoon getaway.
Offering 17 one bedroom guest cottages - each features a unique theme and is richly appointed with eucalyptus floors, hand-crafted furniture, two queen-size beds, indoor and outdoor showers, bathtub, hairdryer, in-room safe, fireplace and private veranda.
It provides an elegant home away from home, with all of the cozy comforts.
There is also 2 two-bedroomed cottages with a common living area and two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. These are ideal for families or couples traveling together.