Gibb’s Farm is perfectly positioned and hugs just a mile away from the Ngorongoro Conservation. The Farm lies half way between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater, near the village of Karatu. The farm was built in 1929, but has hardly changed retaining the charm of a well looked-after private house. Cozy living rooms and reading corners are just steps away from the dining room, bar and gift shop. Besides, the Gibb’s farm is set among formal English gardens, with 20 ensuite cottages as the heart of the working farm in the Farmhouse and fireplaces fill the Farmhouse with warmth and historical charm just outside a sprawling verandah and floral garden invite sweeping views of the valley below the Farm.
Gibb’s Farm provides a welcome stay on any Tanzanian safari, and a base from which to enjoy the many activities available in the foothills of the Ngorongoro Forest, The Ngorongoro Crater and Manyara National Park. Even if your stay is short, find time for a gentle walk or a tour of the farm gardens. The Farm has a great setting and a famous reputation which make remain a good lodge. While at the farm Breakfasts and lunch are buffet-style and dinners comprise a set 4 course meal. All dining has a home flavour with freshly roasted Gibb’s Farm coffee, home-baked breads, locally reared livestock and organically home grown fruits and vegetables.
The facilities of the Farm include: A La Carte Restaurant, Bar Facility, Gardens, and Dining and many others. while activities include: private game drives, Waterfall walk, Garden tours, picnic lunches, Cultural visit, Visit to local school, Birding from the lodge
Getting there: The farm can be accessed by both road and air.