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Marrakech Desert and Palm Grove Quad Bike Tour

  • Quad bike tour of the desert palm groves outside Marrakech
  • Explore the open desert terrain with an expert guide
  • Admire ancient volcanic landscapes and ride through traditional Berber villages
Marrakech Desert and Palm Grove Quad Bike Tour
From US$58.72
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Morning TourMost Popular
Tour departs at 8:45am
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Afternoon Tour
Tour departs at 2pm
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Enjoy a day of adventure in the desert as you ride among remote Berber villages, groves of palm trees and stark landscapes on this small-group excursion by 4WD quad bike. Join a guide and your group, limited to a maximum of just five guests, on this intimate ride into the rugged deserts just outside Marrakech, enjoying the austere terrain as you zoom through on your all-terrain vehicle. Then take a break as you stop by the home of a local family for Moroccan tea and a snack. This personalized small-group adventure also includes a safety orientation, helmet and goggles, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport.
What to Expect
Take an adventure into the desert as you traverse the beautiful arid landscape of the countryside outside Marrakech on the back of a 4WD quad bike. Best of all, this small group ride is limited to no more than five guests, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.

Start your day at either 8:45am (for the morning tour option) or 2pm (for the afternoon tour) with a pickup by minibus from your Marrakech hotel, keeping in mind that some properties in the Medina will require a short walk to your transport because they are not accessible by car. Then continue into the desert location for the start of your ride.

Meet your guide for the day and enjoy a short safety introduction, during which you’ll also get a lesson in proper handling of your quad bike (sometimes called an ATV). Then zip off into the dusty trails and sublime landscapes of this beautiful area. Follow your guide as they lead you towards the best routes, passing beautiful groves of palm trees, desiccated riverbeds and volcanic geology features called jbilets that formed over millions of years. As you ride, your guide will check in with all participants to make sure everyone is proceeding at a safe and enjoyable speed.

Proceed on your quad bike further into the desert, passing remote Berber villages and admiring the typical houses of the area, stopping to meet locals along the way. It’s a great chance to learn about this culture that retains many of the centuries-old customs and daily rituals of ancient desert life. Soon you’ll stop at the home of a local family for a snack and cup of Moroccan tea. Your guide will serve as translator as you gain new insight into the lives of this friendly and hospitable family.

Continue back through the starkly beautiful terrain on your ATV, eventually returning to the base camp where you began your ride. Finish the day with drop-off back at your Marrakech hotel.
Reviews (167)
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile
So fun!!

This is a great excursion if you are looking for a camel ride experience. They established a pick up point very close to our riad and the driver was great pointing out different spots along the way. As soon as we arrived there was a...More

Thank Morgan G
Dunes et Desert E, Responsable relations clients at Dunes & Desert, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Morgan G, thank you for this sharing your excitement about our activities with the TripAdvisor visitors. Our team was very happy to spend time in your company and share a little piece of our culture and life style with you. Yassine is one of...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019
A "must-do" for everyone

The transfer from a point close to our Riad run smoothly. As we arrived at the point of start we drank a nice cup of tea and get every information and material we needed. After we met our very accommodating and attentive guide HICHAM, we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Schaeferuschi
Dunes et Desert E, Responsable relations clients at Dunes & Desert, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Dear Schaeferuschi, It was such a pleasure to welcome you in Marrakech, Hicham enjoyed showing you our breath taking rock desert and sharing with you a small bit of our culture. You are absolutely right, it is a "must-do" when in Marrakech to go and...More

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile
Great Quad Tour

We had an amazing Quad Tour. Our guide „Zakaria“ picked a nice route with many hills, high speed trials and other challenges. Thank you.

Thank FabianMS
Dunes et Desert E, Responsable relations clients at Dunes & Desert, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2019

Dear FabianMS, A big thank you for this nice and sweet review on Trip Advisor ! Zakaria is saying hello and wishes you a very happy new year 2019 ! Best regards of Morocco Dunes & Desert

Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile
Loved it!

If you aren’t sure what company to use, go for Dunes & Desert! We loved every bit of it. The driver picked us up right on time. The crew is very welcoming and take their time with everyone. I felt very safe even though it...More

Thank golddust89
Dunes et Desert E, Responsable relations clients at Dunes & Desert, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Dear golddust89, It’s nice to feel your excitement in this review, thank you very much for sharing your satisfaction with the rest of TripAdvisor users. We help people try new things and take our time depending on the rhythm of each, every participant is a...More

Reviewed 20 December 2018
Private Quad Bike Tour with Family of 4

Great adventure for a family of 4, including 2 adults and children ages 21 and 16. I had some reservations as it was raining that day - but they provided us with full gear (helmets, tops, bottoms, gloves, etc.) to keep us dry. The guides,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 888selmak
Dunes et Desert E, Responsable relations clients at Dunes & Desert, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Dear 888selmak, Thank you for recommending us on TripAdvisor. We do all of our trips in small groups to let people enjoy the experience to the maximum. Even if the weather is not sunny as usual, the quad biking can be nothing but fun! Yassine...More

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10 January 2019|
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Response from okazon69 | Reviewed this property |
Pick up around 9:00-9:30 at your hotel, about 45 minutes drive from the last pickup. Back by 14:30 or so.
10 January 2019|
Response from Carla-S-Trindade | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The total duration of this activity is about 4 hours, including transfers, reception and presentations, preparation, briefing, initiation, route and return to the hotel. You will ride the quad for around 2:30. Have fun... More