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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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  • Average3%
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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

Well organized trip but you have to watch where you put down your feet which makes it somewhat hard to look around the cave. The tiny flashlight you get with your helmet is unfortunately very weak. Gladly, the guide had a better 🔦. Amazing underground...More

Thank KentGran
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took this as our excursion. It was awesome. Great for adults and kids. Our guide was informative and funny. The cave was beautiful. One warning though for anyone coming from Cozumel... the ferry ride over is long and sea is wavy. A lot of...More

Thank Jodimarie1967
Reviewed 3 days ago

The underground caves, cenotes, pristine water, stalactites, stalagmites, and our guide, Victor, made this Holland America Line (cruise) EXC excursion the most amazing experience of my life! Small groups exploring the underworld, in the dark, or only with headlamps was surreal. I loved it and...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in the Playa del Carmen area this is a must see! Our tour guide, Piku (sp?) was awesome! Very friendly and he made sure to keep us all together. The group I went with was pretty stellar too. I wouldn't say this...More

Thank wejewe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Incredible to see the under water caves. Our tour guide Alfredo was awesome, we had a blast with him!

Thank Pdsoxfan
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did Rio Sercreto as an excursion off the NCL Getaway. It was $130, I believe, and worth every penny. The ferry to Playa del Carmen was rough, but that was probably the only difficulty. Otherwise, the vans picked us up at the port and...More

Thank mscanlon
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our trip to Rio Secreto was amazing, I was awed by their commitment to keeping the caves in pristine condition. Our guide, Kathleen was fabulous, she had an outgoing personality and explained things in a way that all of us understood. I was impressed with...More

Thank Christi H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the excursion we couldn't wait for! To be able to walk, wade and float through these stunning caves should be on your bucket list! We've walked through Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico and had our breath taken away by the beauty, but this...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guide Fernando was amazing!!! This tour is not claustrophobic as the cave has high caverns. Unique experience.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had been to Cozumel on a cruise before, and wanted something new and adventurous! This was it!! Wet suit, helmet, dark cave, hike, swimming, it was the best!! My husband is not a swimmer and he did fine! We all had...More

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16 January 2018|
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Response from Carla R | Reviewed this property |
there are 5 routes that you can go on... depending on where your guide takes you, you are wearing a life jacket at all times and your head never goes underwater unless you deliberately put it under water. most of the route... More
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1 January 2018|
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Response from Kelly G | Reviewed this property |
I would say definitely not. I don’t like small spaces but not full blown claustrophobic and I kinda got freaked out towards the end when there was literally 12 inches between the water line and the ceiling of the cave.
30 December 2017|
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Response from Catatnight | Reviewed this property |
It is rare to see them. They only told us about them. We never saw them. We went a few weeks ago.