Gibb's Farm
Delicious homegrown organic farm style meals Shamba Cottage
Delicious homegrown organic farm style meals
Shamba Cottage

Gibb's Farm

Gibb's Farm imparts a sense of well-being, tranquillity and history—deeply rooted in African culture and community—in a warm, rustic luxury environment. A peaceful sanctuary to rejuvenate the senses while on safari in Tanzania, the farm features cosy, well-appointed cottages, breath-taking scenery and wildlife and unique cultural activities that allow you to fully experience the rhythms and beauty of the farm, community and nature.




The gentle and soothing ways of Gibb’s Farm offer a welcome retreat for the traveler on safari to Tanzania. You will discover an organic oasis, replete with natural beauty, healthful food and sustainable living. The oldest family owned and operated luxury lodge in Northern Tanzania, we are committed to the well-being of our guests, community and natural environment.

Need to Know

Gibb’s Farm is a true oasis, offering a luxurious, welcome retreat for a few days’ respite while on safari, an extended vacation or honeymoon getaway. Experience the warmth and gracious hospitality of our team, deeply rooted in East African culture and community, during your stay in one of our intimate and inviting cottages. Our historic farmhouse’s living room and dining areas, along with 21 beautifully decorated one and two bedroom guest cottages provide an elegant, comfortable home away from home.


Guests can choose from a walking, hiking, 4x4 or mountain bike safari. Gibb's Farm is the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding national parks such as the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Lake Eyasi.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Over 270 bird species can be seen in an incredibly varied and beautiful habitat, along with Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Spotted Hyena, Olive Baboon, Blue Monkey, Velvet Monkey, Dik Dik, Tree Hyrax, Water Buck, Bush Baby, Ground Squirrel, Leopard, Porcupine, Genet Cat, Banded Mongoose.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Morning Bird Census, Bread Making, Milking, Vegetable Harvesting, Coffee Roasting, Afternoon High Tea, Traditional African Healing Massages, Bicycling, Jogging, Farm Walk, Garden Walk, Indigenous Medicinal Walk, Ngorongoro Forest Walk, Village Walk to name only a few.


Gift shop, art gallery, in door  & out door dining rooms/venues, private romantic dining, bar,  24 hr electricity, free internet access, extensive grounds and gardens, 24 hour reception, 24 hour security


Offering 21 one and two bedroom guest cottages - each featuring a unique theme and richly appointed with eucalyptus floors, hand-crafted furniture, two queen-size beds, indoor and outdoor showers, bathtub, hairdryer, in-room safe, fireplace and private verandah.


2013 & 2014 Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards - voted in the top 10 hotels in Africa. Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014 2015 Safari Awards - "Best Safari Cuisine" in Tanzania


Peak Season: 20 December to 15 January, 15 June to 31 August Shoulder Season 16 January to 31 March 1 September to 31 October Green Season 1 April to 14 June 1 November to 19 December

Average StayAverage Stay

2.5 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

(per person per night unless otherwise stated) US$345– US$450 Full Board.

Children PolicyChild Policy

A great place for families where children of all ages are welcome to relax,unwind and to partake in the numerous farm life acticvities. Children (sharing with parents) up to the age of 6 are fee, children (sharing with parents) from 7 to 16 are $35 per day in 2016 and $45 per day in 2017. Children age 17 and over are considered adults.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Gibb's Farm's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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