The African Living Spa experience begins in one’s personal farm cottage, a sanctuary for the senses. The Maasai Traditional Healer’s remedies are drawn from indigenous East African healing philosophies that have passed through the hands of many generations.  A complete sensory journey.

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40th Year Anniversary

Many Reasons to Celebrate

The historic Gibb’s Farm is the perfect starting point for the exploration of Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and their surrounding region.  Explore Tanzania’s National Parks on a full-day guided game drive to Manyara National Park or the Ngorongoro Crater. 

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Experience the delicacies of farm cuisine tinged with the robust flavors of traditional Tanzania gastronomy. Your personalized class is an introduction to deliciously distinct differences in farm and regional cuisines.  Walk the acres of herb and vegetable gardens with the executive chef, harvest for the personal menu.

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Take advantage of a very special rate to enjoy beautiful Gibb’s Farm cottage.  Book a minimum of 3 nights, pack your safari bag and stay in one of Gibb’s Farm 17 restored cottages.  Pay only $75 per person until mid December 2011.

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Select resident artists and scholars share their style and research according to season.  Cultural festivals make up the fabric of the land, each are celebrated on the farm four about weeks time.  Align your travel dates with cultural events to enhance the safari experience.

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Celebrate a special occasion at Gibb’s Farm in style such as for a  engagement anniversary or reunion. This celebration package offers everything you need for a truly special stay.

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Honeymoon, Wedding and Love

We offer international wedding ceremonies, traditional wedding ceremonies, commitment ceremonies (renewal of vows) which can be conducted on the stunning gardens, verdant estate forests or the Wedding House cottage.

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We Are All A Kid On The Farm program will be a 360 degree family orientated offer, dedicated to families The perfect place to spend quality time with your children and transform the summer holiday. Available from 2011.

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Get to know a culture and people while on safari by lending a helping hand for the communities that support your vacation or travel experience.

  1. Erosion control tree planting

With the farm tree nursery - add to the hundreds of young tree saplings already planted in the community farms to control erosion and reforest the environment.  A fun afternoon - a fun way to get to experience our neighbouring farm village.

  1. School desk and furniture carpentry

Contribute a few afternoons working along side our farm carpenters to construct school furniture always in demand and distributed through the Karatu Education Fund. A rewarding way to participate in village life.


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In celebration of our 40th year welcoming travellers to the farm

we offer many experiential promotions confident that you too will join us.

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