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Gibb's Farm
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Reviews of Gibbs Farm

Wildlife sightings and reviews

43 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Gibbs Farm and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Oct-2019, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Gibbs Farm.
Lion

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Leopard

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Wild dog

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Buffalo

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Eland

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Elephant

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Hippo

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Spotted Hyena

100% success

Wildebeest

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Zebra

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Aardvark

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Black Rhino

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Pangolin

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Striped Hyena

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Showing 11-20 of 43
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Arrival date
Mrs C
San Francisco

"Gibb's Farm is beautiful!"

3 nights Arrived 30 Aug 2016
"Gibb's Farm is beautiful! We can tell the owner spent tremendous amount of time and energy to make the garden and surrounding area look incredible.

On the negative side, the road from the highway to Gibb's Farm is 20 mins of unpaved road. Maybe that is all there is in that part of Tanzania but its a lot of bumpy rides going in and out of the farm." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania; 3n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Average
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms R & Ms R
London

"Loved Gibb's Farm"

2 nights Arrived 21 Jul 2016
"We wore sorry we had only two nights here. We would have liked at least another night as there was so much to do." See all these reviews: 11n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs C
Bristol

"2 nights at Gibbs Farm"

2 nights Arrived 10 Feb 2015
"Gibbs Farm was a lush tropical oasis in the midst of a dry dusty countryside! The accommodation, restaurant and catering were unequalled. All staff were pleasant and attentive and we had excellent service by Chris when dining al fresco for dinner and breakfast. There were very generous amounts of food provided for picnics when out on safari.

We had booked to stay at Gibbs Farm so that we could day-trip into the Ngorongoro Crater and this worked very well. There were plenty of activities advertised at the Farm including walks around the coffee plantations, but sadly we didn't have time for any of these." See all these reviews: 12n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs C
Hants

"Gibb's Farm review"

2 nights Arrived 1 Oct 2014
"Gibbs Farm was an excellent base for the visit to the Crater, despite the early start.

It was a complete contrast to the safari camps. Our cottage (room 2) was palatial with all the facilities.. The grounds and gardens were lovely and very well maintained.

The food was as you would expect very good making use of many of the home grown fruits and vegetables.

We can thoroughly recommend the laundry service.

We were lucky to have a very close encounter with a rhino during our visit to the Crater" See all these reviews: 10n in Tanzania; 5n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs A
Boca Raton

"Gibb's Farm review"

2 nights Arrived 4 Sep 2014
"The property was fabulous....Extremely disappointed in the food quality and I know they are kniwn for the food being so great" See all these reviews: 8n in Tanzania; 3n in Rwanda
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Good
Mrs S
Florida

"Somewhat disappointing"

2 nights Arrived 4 Sep 2014
"Room was great. Beautiful setting.

Food average." See all these reviews: 8n in Tanzania; 3n in Rwanda
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Dr A, B & B
San Diego

"Gibb's Farm review"

2 nights Arrived 4 Aug 2014
"One of us thought the place a bit "posh" for this safari, but he was out-voted by the wonderful tour of the coffee farm and two wonderful massages received by the two women in the group. The staff did fail to wake two of us up the first morning." See all these reviews: 13n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr MW & Mr M
UK

"Beautiful setting"

2 nights Arrived 11 Feb 2014
"The setting at Gibb's Farm in the lush gardens and the coffee plantations at the edge of the forest is sensational and it's a great place from which to visit the Crater. The room was superb.

The food was more than plentiful. While we had excellent service from the staff we did feel that there was a corporate feel rather than a personal service." See all these reviews: 12n in Tanzania; 1n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
John
Australia

"Gibb's Farm review"

3 nights Arrived 22 Jan 2014
"There is a guilty pleasure in staying at Gibbs Farm.

The setting is gorgeous, though the extra miles to travel wore on us in the end." See all these reviews: 11n in Tanzania; 4n in Rwanda; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mrs J
Bantry

"Not quite up to standard although still good"

4 nights Arrived 12 Oct 2013
"The menus were overlong and complicated and it's a pity they didn't use their kitchen garden to better effect. We thought 3 courses sufficient in the evening - they had four. Everyone very friendly but the electrics in particular need updating, as do some of the doors and windows - it is a bit worrying to have to fiddle with a loose socket to make a light come on.

A new manager had just taken over and will probably make changes in the near future. We wish him luck as it is a fabulous place." See all these reviews: 11n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
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