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About Us

room ouside 7 portrait1Geoff is an Australian and Frederica is a Tanzanian from the slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro. Both have spent many years working in Africa and Australia’s Northern Territory and have now retired in Tanzania and built our dream of a bed and breakfast business in Arusha, the centre of the tourist safari circuit in northern Tanzania. Geoff has an agricultural education and training background while Frederica has had years of experience in re-settling refugees in Australia. She especially enjoys cooking and looking after visitors from all parts of the world.’ 

Frederica & Geoff are also involved with the Cornel Ngaleku Children Centre (, which they are managing and supporting for years. The center is also supported by Maktau Mountain Lodge (, facility attached to the centre providing secure income for the ongoing expenses. 


We are able to provide advice on living and traveling in Tanzania and with our extensive contacts can assist in arranging onwards travel and safaris.

Guests new to Tanzania may wish to access information on the country and its attractions on the following websites:

Tanzania Tourist Board:

Tanzania National Parks: