- Tranquil hideaway
- Beautiful cottages
- Guided walks
- Mountain biking
Situated between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater, Gibb's farm is a secluded and tranquil retreat. Dotted around the lovely gardens are 18 individually decorated cottages. Each of the bright cottages has a lounge area and private balcony offering views of the pretty gardens or of the surrounding coffee plantations. The large bathrooms have a separate bath and shower and also an outdoor shower.
Over at the main farmhouse are the communal areas including a living room, dining rooms and outside verandahs, where you can sit back and enjoy the views.
We love Gibb's Farm because it serves as the perfect base to relax and have a break from the more rigid schedule of a safari. Its gorgeous location also helps to build a sense of rural Africa. If sitting back and taking it all in sounds too sedentary, mountain biking and walking are two of the activities on offer, as well as a broad assortment of farm-based activities including bread-making and coffee roasting. For those looking for a more cultural experience, there are community projects to visit.
Children of all ages are welcome. There is one family cottage comprising two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a common living area. Inter-connecting rooms are also available. Although there is no dedicated children's programme, the range of activities is fabulous. Children love exploring the extensive grounds and are often invited to milk the cows or feed the pigs! Staff members offer an informal babysitting service and cots and highchairs are available. Although parents can be reassured by the fence around the property, children must remain under attentive parental supervision at all times.
Gibb's Farm is an attractive and tranquil hideaway in a wonderful location, where guests can enjoy a change of pace in the comfort of peaceful surroundings.
- Convenient for Ngorongoro Crater
- Lovely Gardens
- Swimming Pool
- Farm Walks
- Stunning rural location with fabulous views
- 20 luxurious suites in 10 private cottages
- Horseriding, game drives, treks
- Pool, spa, superb gardens
-Game drives in Ngorongoro Crater
-Farm tours and treks with Masai guides
-30 spacious, comfortable rooms
-Pool, well-kept gardens
- Excellent for Ngorongoro & Manyara
- Large swimming pool
- Spacious rooms and lovely views
- Working farm tours
- Base for Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara
- Farm tours & treks with Maasai guides
- 51 rooms
- Pool and lovely gardens
- Spectacular veranda views
- Rustic eco friendly camp
- Walking game trails
- Locally produced vegetables and coffee
- Superb elevated location, fabulous views
- Game drives, nature walks
- Cultural visits
- Asilia Portfolio
- Brand new, luxury tented camp
- Stunning, elevated location
- Good range of activities
- Nomad Tanzania portfolio
- Eccentric design
- Extraordinary views
- Private butler
- Excellent Ngorongoro Crater location
- Maasai village visits
- Guided walks
- Family friendly
It was FANTASTIC! Beautifully organised, everything worked like clockwork. We agreed that we had the best support team ever (and we have experience) - all delightful, very professional and nothing was too much bother.
It clearly couldn't have been a better route, such a wonderful mix of landscapes. And plenty of acclimatisation time. Nonetheless, I was glad of my summit oxygen.
Kit excellent. Double good mattresses made for most comfortable trek camping ever. Tents v good. Mess tent pretty windproof, which was vital for enjoyment. Best camp loo ever!
My favourite day was Shira Cathedral. Amazing.
William M reviewing Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route on 15 April 2020
The safari trip was excellent! The stay, the food and the people were all very nice. We were happy to have Ryan and Stanley as our game drive guides they brought us up close to the animals and Ryan gave very good information throughout.
Would definitely recommend to friends who are interested in safaris :)
Also, thanks much for your help, particularly keeping the room for my Brother and his wife they’ve enjoyed the safari very much too!
Woan Chyi L reviewing Cape Town & Kruger Safari on 16 October 2019
We had a fantastic time and all the arrangements worked perfectly.
We were very impressed with the quality and service levels of all 4 locations visited and it was truly a holiday of a lifetime.
Thank you to you and to Lisa for giving us this experience.
Particular highlights for us – really the whole experience, but of particular impact:
Breathtaking scenery at Cathedral Peak Hotel
Rhino Ridge game drives incredible, thanks to guide (we had their head guide, Hala, who’s knowledge, enthusiasm, kindness, interaction, ability to spot wildlife was out of this world)
Luxury of Rhino Ridge (shower, food, views, service)
Immersion in nature, torch lit meal on last night and beach trip at Kosi Forest Lodge
Level of service, quality of food throughout
Catherine F reviewing South Africa Safari, Beach and Wetlands on 04 September 2019