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Ouzoud Falls Day Trip from Marrakech

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Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains, just a 150 km away from Marrakech, the Cascades d'Ouzoud is one of the most remarkable of the natural wonders to be found in the Atlas mountains. These 110-meter waterfalls, the highest in North Africa, are inspiring in their majesty. This day trip departing from Marrakech will allow you to explore the paths to the bottom of the falls take you through the groves of olive trees and offer many fine views of the falls and their surroundings. Follow other paths to the top of the falls where you can see many grain mills (from which the falls get their name), as well as an astonishing view looking down on the cascades.
  • See the Ouzoud Falls in comfort on a minivan day trip from Marrakech
  • Explore the river valley and admire the falls from every angle
  • Swim beneath the falls and meet the monkeys that gather in the area
  • Enjoy a boat ride and relaxing lunch (both at own expense)
  • No navigation worries with a guide to help you make the most of the falls
What to Expect
After pickup from your Marrakech hotel, travel east in a minivan through rural Morocco to the Ouzoud Falls. On arrival, walk through olive groves owned by generations of Berber farmers and descend to the gorge below the waterfalls. At the base, stroll by the river and marvel at the three-tiered falls, which cascade into a pool. Take photos and, if you wish, enjoy a swim in the cool waters and an optional boat ride (own expense) close to the cascades to feel the spray. Afterward, step ashore and visit one of the cafes or restaurants overlooking the river for lunch (own expense). Finally, climb the steps back to the top. Pause on route to see the falls from various angles, watch for the rainbows in the mist, and meet and feed the monkeys that gather here. Your trip then finishes with a drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Diaffa, 16 Derb Jdid, Marrakech 40030, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
If your are staying in :
- New Town :pick up from all Hotels in Marrakech .
- Medina : Pick-up location will be the nearest accessible place to your riad by
- All guests should contact the agency for the pickup location and address
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Tips (optional
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please enter your phone number and your country code.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please provide supplier with your international phone number
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was the most experience tour I had been unfortunately I couldn’t Join the group to many steps to climb to the waterfall due to health reasons So I had the private tour guide to take me on the other side of the water fall...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank luzete
Reviewed 4 days ago

We got collected at around 8am and driven to the start of our destination where we met our tour guide, Ibrahim (sorry if spelt wrong). The journey was around 3.5 hours from Marrakech and a bit hairy in places - Moroccons don't have the same...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kaboo2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately I had to give this tour a low rating as my partner got food poisoning from the cafe we were taken to at the end of the trip. It was overpriced and the food was terrible. I think I only managed to avoid getting...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 126GRAH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a day trip to the Ouzound falls. We booked through GetYourGuide (which we cannot recommend enough) having done so for previous holidays. Prior to our trip, the travel service emailed us to confirm pick up time from our hotel. On the day...More

Thank morganleereddin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic day visiting a traditional berber house and the waterfalls. Our tour guide was really great and very knowledgeable. Would recommend this to anyone! Thank you for such a great day.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank P4353AKmeganb
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Alexandra S
5 September 2019|
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Response from Brenda P | Reviewed this property |
If I remember right we didn't get back till around half six seven
3 September 2019|
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Response from Tertia V | Reviewed this property |
Correct ask the organiser of trip..we actually met at main medina at a central spot as all vehicles are allowed there.
Gemma R
30 August 2019|
Response from RichardBrain1 | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t a boat trip, there’s a boat taxi that takes you across the river and to the other side - you have to pay a small amount for this. You can swim in there, and many people do. The river was dirty when we went and... More
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