Ephata was born in 1969 in Arusha and after his completing both his primary and secondary education in Arusha he went to University in Iringa to read Physics and Chemistry for two years. After a year of National Service, Ephata joined Mweka Wildlife Management College in August 1993. During his time at Mweka, Ephata climbed both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, which he found to be a great personal achievement.
In 1995, after completing Mweka Wildlife Management College, he joined a company based in Dar-es-Salaam where he worked as an Assistant Professional Hunter and Camps Manager. This is where Ephata gained his first true bush, general hunting and operation skills.
Missing home, Ephata returned to Arusha where he has been guiding since 1999. He was the Africa Adventure Company Guide of the Year, 2009! He loves sharing his Masai heritage, birding and wildlife skills, and his boundless energy to be out on safari.
Ephata is married to Edelfrida and has a daughter Ines born on 15 March 2003 and a son Ince born 14 August 2006.
1. 14 Day Great Guides Private Safari to Tanzania - From $6,995.00
This safari truly offers the BEST of Tanzania. It is designed for the discerning traveler who wants to optimize their game viewing time by having a private guide and vehicle. Features 5 nights in the Serengeti in two different locations. We have taken LUXURY mobile tenting to the tops in Tanzania as these tents are very large and roomy! This is a highlight for everyone who delights in having the personal service of the camp staff, the intimacy of the camp and for experiencing the sights and sounds of Africa in a remote location. ...view safari