Planning a Morocco White Water Rafting Trip

white water rafting paddlesYou’ve wandered the maze-like souks, trekked the sweeping Atlas Mountains, ridden a dusty camel and gorged on savory tajines. Now you’re ready to round out your Moroccan adventure with something completely unexpected: white water rafting. This guide will help you figure out what you need to know while you plan so that you can make white water rafting a safe, fun and unforgettable highlight of your trip to North Africa.

Where to Go

The Ahasanal River in the Atlas Mountains near Tiloguite is the most popular place for white water rafting and is only a few hours’ drive from Marrakech. Rafting trips are usually available in the spring (beginning in March and lasting until June) when the temperatures warm up and water runoff from the Atlas Mountains makes the river fast with class III and IV rapids. (more…)

Secret River: Rafting in Morocco

white water rafting moroccoSpills, chills and thrills … you’ll find it all on a white water rafting trip in Morocco.

When most people picture Morocco, they envision camels wandering through the desert, colorful souks, mountainous trekking and historic medinas. Water sports abound here too, though, and tours in Morocco is no exception. And while white water rafting is known for the adventurous adrenaline rush that accompanies it, many tour companies offer history lessons, unique views of Morocco’s back country, fabulous food and an opportunity to truly get away from it all as well. (more…)

Going on a Rafting Trip in Morocco

There is perhaps no other place on the planet that offers up scenic views mixed with cultural pride shining through than while you make your way through Morocco. One of the best ways to spend a holiday is by experiencing a secret adventure – white water rafting in Morocco. This is a water sport activity that the whole family can enjoy. Adults and kids alike will enjoy taking to the open water and going on the excursion of their lives. (more…)