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Even though there are plenty of flights to get you from cities in New Zealand to Marrakech, Morocco, your flight time from the cities can vary somewhat depending on your departure point and the number of stops you need to make along the way. One example of this is that you can make a trip from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Marrakech Menara (RAK), Marrakech, in about 34 45min. If your plan is to depart from Christchurch (CHC), you should expect a travel time of around 38h and if you are leaving from Wellington (WLG), you should plan on a travel time of about 37h 10min.
While it may seem unfortunate that there are no direct flights from any cities in New Zealand to Marrakech, there are still plenty of great Marrakech flight deals that you can find to make this trip. You can board a two-stop flight from Auckland International that has layovers at Singapore Changi (SIN) and Frankfurt am Main (FRA), and you can also take a three-stop flight with the same layover cities, plus Auckland International as a first stop. From Christchurch, there is a two-stop flight available that has layovers at Singapore Changi and Frankfurt am Main.
Upon your arrival at the airport in Marrakech, there are a couple of options to make the short trip from the airport to the centre of the city. You can jump on the line number 19 bus provided by ALSA Morocco that will make the trip to the center of town in about 29min for a fare of around 35.70 MAD (5.60 NZD). Another option is to take one of the many taxis you'll find at the airport to make the trip to the centre of town in about 7min for a fare of around 89 MAD (14 NZD). One final option is the hop aboard a private transfer service that can make the trip to town in about 7min for a cost of about 78 MAD (28 NZD).
Many travelers to this part of the world think that a visit to the Jemaa el-Fna is a must. This is a bustling square and marketplace in the centre of town that offers local arts and crafts in addition to plenty of street performers to entertain visitors. If you would like to spend some time wandering through a beautiful green space, make the trip to Jardin Majorelle-Yves Saint Laurent Mansion. Koutoubia is a mosque that dates back to the 12th century and offers a huge prayer area in the centre, making it an amazing piece of architecture to explore. Menara Gardens is a public garden and orchard that you will find on the west side of Marrakech. This tranquil setting offers amazing views of the mountains that surround the city, plus there is also a very peaceful reservoir that sits right in the middle of the gardens.
As a citizen of New Zealand that is planning on making a trip to Marrakech, Morocco, you will need a valid passport to make the trip and the passport in question must be valid at least 180 days from the time you enter the country. If you are travelling as a tourist, there is no need to obtain a visa before travel.
If you book a flight to Marrakech, you will be flying into Menara, which is the city’s only airport. Marrakech Menara (RAK) is located 5.3 km from the centre of Marrakech.