Opening hours, prices, travel tips
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.
Open all year 9 am – 6 pm (09:00 – 18:00)
Closed during the Aid holidays:
Aid El Fitr (May 24th – tbc)
Aid El Kebir (July 31st to August 2nd)
Adults: MAD 120,- / EUR 12,-
Children 12–16 years of age: MAD 60,- / EUR 6,-
Children 0–11 years of age: free
Local guests and residents: MAD 60,-
Credit cards are accepted (VISA, Mastercard).
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
FREE SHUTTLE BUS
Take our free shuttle bus from Marrakech to ANIMA! Reservation or printed ticket necessary.
NOTE: Limited service in JULY and AUGUST!
The museum, designed by star architect Carmen Wiederin, is also an exciting experience with its changing exhibitions of paintings, photographs, and objects of significant visual artists from different parts of the world.
The Café Marocain Paul Bowles invites you to enjoy fresh fruit juice, fine teas and delicious pastries – made with ingredients grown in ANIMA!
ATTENTION WHEELCHAIR USERS:
Wheelchair users have limited access to the areas of the garden!