Marrakech Quad Biking in Agafay Desert





Cruise through Agafay Desert’s iconic hills and dry rivers on this quad bike tour. Start your adventure at the base where an experienced guide will share a safety brief training, before your Experience the sheer thrill of riding a quad bike through Agafay Desert boundless expanse of arid hills.

Agafay Desert Quad bike tour highlights:

  • Self drive quad bike experience in Agafay Desert
  • Ride a powerful quad bike around Agafay desert
  • Drive up and downhills to Lalla Takerkoust lake
  • Capture the stark and savage beauty of Agafay desert
  • Enjoy a cup of mint tea under tent

Tour Plan

Marrakech – Agafay Desert

Meet your driver at your hotel for a quick 40 minutes drive Southeast of Marrakech to Agafay desert.

Upon arrival at Agafay Desert quad biking base, get ready for your adventure by a quick safety rule instruction by your guide before choosing your helmet, hood and goggles.
After quick instructions on off road driving rules, take full control of your fully automatic ATV. Feel the adrenaline rush in your vein following your guide through off the beaten tracks in Agafay desert past Berber villages, dry rivers and rock desert terrain with snow capped Atlas Mountains in the horizon.

Arrive at the stunning Lalla Takerkouste Lake where you will have a unique panoramic view of the man-made lake. Take plenty of photos before you enjoy a cup of Mint tea in a Bedouin tent.

At the end of your quad bikes adventure, drive back from Agafay Desert to your hotel in Marrakech.


  • Pick up and drop off at your Marrakech hotel or riad
  • Safety gear (Helmet, goggles and hood)
  • Quad bike per adult
  • Mineral water, mint tea and crepes

Know Before You Go:

  • Driver license is not required to drive quads in Morocco
  • Children under 14 are not allowed to drive quads, they can ride behind an adult
  • This is not a racing session, but a guided quad biking tour
  • A disclaimer against damage and personal injury is required to be signed
  • Quad bikes are fully automatic
  • Tailored quad biking activity can be arranged for larger groups of 6 and up
  • This activity can be combined with a full day trip to Agafay desert from Marrakech

Questions & Answers

Do i need a license to drive a quad bike in Morocco?

You don’t need a driver license to ride a quad bike in Morocco, however, a disclaimer needs to be filled and signed.

What is the legal age to ride a quad bike in Morocco?

The legal age to ride a quad bike ( All  terrain vehicles, ATVs ) is 14 years old.

Are there any sand dunes in Agafay Desert?

Agafay Desert is plain rock desert with dunes-like hills; there are absolutely no sand dunes in Agafay desert

What to wear for Marrakech Quad Biking?

A must wear includes helmet, Full protective clothing’s like full sleeves shirts and pants (avoid shorts) , Good boots and gloves for a perfect grip and Goggles to protect the eyes from dust. Helmet, hood, and goggles are supplied for free during your Marrakech quad biking experience.

Can Pregnant ladies ride your Quad Biking tour in Marrakech?

Our Marrakech quad bikes activity involves a lot of jerky and bouncy movements. Pregnant women should definitely avoid our Marrakech quad biking tours.

Is Quad Biking in Marrakech safe?

Although you will be asked to sign a disclaimer against damage and personal injury but it is just a formality. If you wear your full gears than the chances of injury are nearly zero.

How far is Agafay desert from Marrakech?

Agafay Desert is about 40km from Marrakech Via R 212.It can take up to 40 minutes to reach

What is the Difference between Agafay and Sahara Desert?

It is often Considered as an alternative to the Sahara Desert because you can explore the Agafay Desert in One day but for Sahara you need minimum of 3 days. Also, Agafay is not Sandy like Sahara. It is Rockier and more barren but you may find white Sand dunes-like hills which may remind you of Sahara Desert.

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