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Rio Secreto

Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
+52 984 147 6050
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Combo Tour: Tulum Ruins Early Access Tour Plus Rio Secreto Nature Reserve
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Mexico reveals its newly-discovered underground river: Very few places in the world boast conditions that make it possible to witness the extraordinary beauty of an underground river. Rio Secreto is a fantastic journey into a unique system of underground rivers and ancient caverns that reveals both the astonishing interaction of time within the interior of our planet and the miraculous existence of our lives. Come and experience this magical journey with us on your next vacations in Mexico.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
+52 984 147 6050
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rio Secreto was the experience of a lifetime. Our tour guide, Santiago, was fantastic. He explained in detail how the caves were formed, how it affects the local people and environment, and how it affects the eco-system. We We were very fortunate that it rained...More

Thank Mariorosswiggins
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was great experience that you won't find often in other place. However, you can't take photo by yourself and photo that were taken by staff are pricy. One for $25 and all (photo you are in)for $99.

Thank nuy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous Adventure in the Caves! Be prepared for confined areas and lots of walking! Not for someone who gets scared in confined spaces or floating in water in the dark.

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked this excursion through Carnival Cruise line. Our guides were very knowledgeable about the sites and the history of the uses and animals. To hear and see the scientific elements and to lay in the water was very tranquil. At the end to the...More

Thank Stephania B
Reviewed 5 days ago

An amazing afternoon. Our guide Rene was fabulous. Extremely knowledgable. The underwater walk swim can be dangerous in spots because the darkness, but certainly this is not something that can be controlled with this type of a natural environment. I recommend walking stick. It's absolutely...More

Thank lola d
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cave was amazing, I have never seen anything like it, highly recommended. Forget zip line and snorkeling, this is the tour you don't want to miss :-) whole tour is about 6 hours including transport, no camera allowed inside, but you can buy all...More

Thank Jason Allan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Rio Secreto last week. What amazing place on Earth.Absolutely unmissable attraction while visiting Playa del Carmen Our guide Paola had a wide knowlegde about , was very friendly. and gave us useful tips while being inside Cenote. Unfortunately we were not allowed to...More

2  Thank iwona s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to several denotes in area. This one was largest and most interesting. Walk swim and realize the world before us tourist. Guide, Poala, was amazing. They separate people into small groups who speak same language, so guide is not constantly changing languages which makes...More

Thank MIZ10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this as part of a Royal Caribbean Cruise. It is an early start if you are doing this as part of a shore excursion, you will need to be up and ready by 745. The only reason that this is not getting a...More

Thank Joshdtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Rio Secreto last week and it was one of the most amazing things I have ever seen. At first, I was terrified as I'm not such a good swimmer but all fear disappeared once we started the tour. We had Luis as our...More

Thank earthrise20
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16 October 2017|
Response from Iris Y | Reviewed this property |
actual tour inside the cave is about 1.5 hours, another 0.5 hours for lunch, but round trip transportation is another 3 hours... we got pick up from hotel at 7:30am and didn't get back until 2pm... they do NOT allowed ANY... More
30 September 2017|
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Response from kewpiemayodoll40 | Reviewed this property |
To be quite honest, it really is up to you. I might not recommend it. It was a lot of walking in the water with very rocky bottoms. Aside from this, there is repelling down into 45 feet underground into the cave. Some adults... More