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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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US$78.98*
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Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves
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US$99.00*
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Rio Secreto Plus: Admission Ticket in Playa del Carmen
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US$146.00*
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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%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
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+52 984 147 6050
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the best activities I have done anywhere! My wife and I were traveling as a couple on this trip, but are already making plans to come back with our kids so they can experience this adventure too. Where else can you...More

Thank ontheroadkev
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was hands down one of the BEST experiences we’ve ever had on an excursion from a ship. Our guide Daniel from Italy was warm, friendly and extremely knowledgeable on his presentation. We felt like he truly cared about each and every one of us...More

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Reviewed 3 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 4 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.

1  Thank nuy S
Reviewed 4 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 6 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 6 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 6 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
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anaberrod
16 October 2017|
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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
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jules09fl
30 September 2017|
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r1leung
19 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
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