Locals and tourists describe Lake Takerkoust as an obligatory stop if you find yourself spending the summer in Marrakech. Built in 1920 with the intention of providing the city with drinking water and electricity, it has become a popular recreational area where a number of activities are possible.

At Lake Takerkoust you can jet ski, wakeboard, flyboard and more. If you are not an expert in any of these sports and think you need some training, you can find expert instructors willing to offer their services. About the activities it is important to clarify that swimming is not allowed in Lake Takerkoust.

Useful information

  • Price: A day trip to the lake and the surrounding area costs about 100 € on average. Including pick up from your hotel.
  • Duration of excursion: The adventure to Lake Takerkoust usually takes a full day itinerary. You would return to Morocco after sunset.
  • Recommended if… you visit Marrakech in the summer months and enjoy or practice some kind of water sport is a must stop. Water sports of all kinds are very popular activities in the area and for which it is really easy to find equipment for rent.


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