Safari Adventures and Active Experiences

Walking Safaris

Village Walk

A visit to Karatu town

This leisurely two-hour walk around our neighboring village of Tloma provides a personal look at Tanzanian village life. You will discover the true essence and traditions of rural East African village life.

Farm to Ngorongoro Crater Rim Walk

A hearty hike leads you to the rim

Guided by a Gibb’s Farm naturalist and rangers from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, this exciting 6-7 hour wilderness walk takes you to awe-inspiring, untouched forests where you will encounter unique plant life, animals and rare birds. Starting at Gibb’s Farm, you hike to the Ngorongoro Forest and ascend the slopes to the crater rim with magnificent views of the crater floor below. Walk availability is subject to track and weather conditions.

Waterfall/Elephant Caves Walk

Elephants who reside in Ngorongoro Forest

On this two-hour hike through the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will discover a magnificent waterfall and incredible “elephant caves” created by elephants digging up the earth to ingest the vitamin-rich soil. You may see buffalo, bushbuck, waterbuck and baboons, also attracted by the soil.

Wildlife Safaris

Hippo Pools Sunset Safari Outing

Hippo pools in Lake Manyara

After an early lunch, experience a guided afternoon drive through the famous Manyara National Park to see hippos gathered at sunset at the Hippo Pools. Enjoy drinks and snacks as you marvel at these magnificent creatures.

Lake Manyara Night Drive

Evening light on a Baobab tree

One of the best ways to observe rarely-seen nocturnal animals, our night drive outing to Lake Manyara National Park is an experience to remember. Park guides take you on a wondrous night of discovery, followed by warm hot chocolate upon your return to the farm.

Cycling Safaris


Take a spin around town

Explore the back roads of the village by bicycle or for the more adventurous, take a mountain bike day trip to Rotia, an unforgettable way to experience rural Tanzania.