Gibb’s Farm is located approximately one mile from the huge internationally famed wildlife sanctuary- the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that covers a total expanse of 3200 sq mile. Ideally located, this Farm is found half-way the distance between the stunning Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater near Karatu village.
The facility was built in 1929, and surprisingly, this Farmhouse has pretty much not changed at all, and has maintained its beauty of a nicely kept and properly managed private-house. The comfy living rooms in addition to the reading corners are simply a couple of steps from the attractive dining area, bar and gift shop.
The Farmhouse has lots of Fireplaces which maintain the place warm and also preserve the historical elegance. Just outside, the large verandah together with the flowery gardens present you with sweeping views of the green valley beneath this nice Farm.
Gibb’s Farm provides an homely stay during the safari, in addition to a base from which guest can enjoy the numerous activities available in and around the Ngorongoro Crater, in the Ngorongoro Forest, as well as in the nearby National Parks such as Lake Manyara.
Gibb’s Farm is the perfect place to stay when planning to explore the breathtaking natural environment; take guided walks to the adjacent waterfall or even take short guided bird watching tours.
Accommodation at Gibb’s Farm
Gibb’s Farm was build in the middle of beautiful English gardens, with 20 cottages plus a Farmhouse.
The not too long ago renovated Farm Cottages replicate the very first design of the visitors’ cottages at the Farm. The Cottages possess marvelous wooden floors together with basic interiors having sizeable windows. The inside facilities include a nice bathtub, and inside and outside shower, plus a bathroom having twin basins. There is a nice fireplace which warms up the living area.
Meals at Gibb’s Farm
Gibb’s Farm offers natural fruits plus vegetables collected from the garden that are used as some of the ingredients when preparing the tasty three freshly made meals provided every day. Start the day with a hot cup of freshly brewed Gibb’s Farm coffee or tea; accompanied by a huge buffet of fresh fruits, yogurt, homemade granola, muffins plus fresh juice; followed by freshly cooked hot sausages, eggs, bacon in addition to pancakes.
Their notable Farm-Style lunchtime buffet consists of freshly baked bread and a soup, a large selection of savory meat plus vegetable pies, a number of native African dishes, fresh impressive salads plus quiches. Above all is the renowned Gibb’s Farm rhubarb crumble, rice pudding, chocolate pudding in addition to the chocolate mousse.
What to do and enjoy at Gibb’s Farm
– African Spa
– Farm fresh meals
– Farm Walk
– Farm to crater Walking Safari
– Garden Tour
– Mountain Biking
– visit Waterfall plus Elephant Cave
Additional Facilities found at Gibb’s Farm
A lounge to unwind in, with large snug sofas and television
Hostel accommodation is available for those in groups
Laundry services are available