MA: +212 524 48 20 22 • INT: +43 1 523 07 87

Opening hours, prices, travel tips

Visitor Information

Universal artist André Heller's paradisiacal garden offers an extraordinary new attraction near the city of Marrakesh. Twenty-seven km outside of the city in the Ourika Valley and located in the shadows of the lofty Atlas, ANIMA can be easily reached via a free shuttle service.

Business Hours

Winter (Nov. 1st –April 30th):
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer (May 1st – May 14th + June 18 - August 21st + August 28th - Oct. 31st):
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Ramadan (May 15th - June 13th):
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

closing dates: June 14th - June 17th, 2018 + Aug. 22nd - Aug. 25th, 2018 (Eid - holidays)


Reservations by telephone in Morocco: +212 661 241 737 (AR/FR/EN/IT) OR +212 524 44 86 58 (FR/AR)

Reservations by telephone (international): +43 1 5230787 (DE/EN/FR)

Groups of more than ten people please reserve by email:

How to get to ANIMA

From Marrakech: Drive along the surrounding wall direction Ourika/Oukaimeden. After 27 km there is a TOTAL servcie station on the left. After 1 km you'll see the sign ANIMA. Turn right an follow the non paved road for another 500 m.

From Ourika: Exit Ourika towards Marrakech. Next to the Hotel Le Beau Site turn right. Turn left an follow the non paved road to ANIMA.

Attention: Coaches over 33 seats have to stop at the main road.


Finally, you can enjoy fresh fruit juice, fine teas, and delicious pastries at Café Marocain Paul Bowles.

Attention wheelchair users:

Wheelchair users have limited access to the areas of the garden!

Museum und Café "Paul Bowles"


Tickets can be booked online. Order your tickets for ANIMA today!


Free shuttle bus from Marrakech to ANIMA.


Anima Sarl A.U.
Douar Sbiti
Route d'Ourika, Marrakech

Morocco: +212 524 48 20 22

International: +43 1 523 07 87


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