Gibb's Farm is situated on the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater and offers magnificent views of the surrounding farmlands. Gibb's Farm is a working farm and the forested slopes to the rear of the farm are home to a variety of wildlife.
Gibb's Farm Highlights
Gibb's Farm is situated on the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater and offers magnificent views of the surrounding farmlands. Gibb's Farm is a working farm and the forested slopes to the rear of the farm are home to a variety of wildlife, including elephant and leopard. Established in the early 1920s as a coffee farm, Gibb's has retained the charm of life in East Africa during the halcyon days. The ability to travel back in time is a rare and precious opportunity. Gibb's Farm offers a beautiful setting among English gardens and the cosy en-suite cottages offer a peaceful retreat. Built in 1929, steeped in history the Farmhouse has barely changed and the main area consists of intimate living rooms, reading corners, a dining room, bar and gift shop.
- One of the oldest northern circuit safari lodges
- Full working farm with coffee fields, a diary and extensive fruit, vegetable and herb gardens
- Large, bright farm cottages with top of the range furniture
- Set at the foot of the Ngorongoro Forest and sharing a border with the conservation area
- A range of activities are offered – so it is well worth spending two or three nights at the lodge
Gibb's Farm Game Viewing and Activities
Activities at Gibb's Farm include walks to the top of a nearby waterfall and see caves made by elephants. This guided walk takes about 2 or 2.5 hours and winds its way in and out of the forest highlands with breathtaking vistas; you will often see wildlife and always a multitude of birds. There are over 200 different species of birds at Gibb's Farm. Personal bird walks with experienced naturalists can be arranged at your convenience, or alternatively you can explore and view at your own leisure. Garden Tours are also available in the flower garden or 10 acre vegetable garden. Guests can take a stroll through the coffee fields below the farm at any time. Guests can also check out the daily roasting operation taking place on the patio.
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