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Rio Secreto

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Address: Carretera Federal Cancun- Tulum 307 | KM 282, Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen 77717, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 984 147 6050
09:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Mexico reveals its newly-discovered underground river: Very few places in...

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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Great Cave adventure

This is really spectacular - takes about 1.5 hours. Definitely use the walking stick they offer. You will need it. This tour is safe and fun - but you have to be able to walk a... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is really spectacular - takes about 1.5 hours. Definitely use the walking stick they offer. You will need it. This tour is safe and fun - but you have to be able to walk a bit and be prepared to carefully navigate the paths. You do not want to slip and fall here. Some of the cave floor is... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whether booking it through a cruise excursion or simply on vacation, this is a must do! We booked this through Carnival Cruiseline, and it was the highlight of our cruise. Keep in mind, this may not be ideal for people that cannot bend down for periods of time or are afraid of enclosed spaces. But what you see is unforgettable!... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start out by saying, if you are not in decent shape and have trouble walking and crawling, especially in tight quarters, avoid this adventure. You are taken into a cave with hardly any light. You walk through water and while you do not have to swim, you do have to wade in water, sometimes up to your chest... More 

Thank Neil B
Palestine, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to caves and caverns in Texas and Tennessee and Rio Secreto is by far the coolest. The stalactites were plentiful and helectite foundations were beautiful and amazing. God is Great! The fact that this was discovered only in 2005 by a guy chasing an Iguana, is crazy. If you get a chance to the Yucatan, go to... More 

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South Holland Province, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure how I would feel with being underwater and in a cave. I'm such a cry baby and I was scared but I ended up having a grea time. Our tour guide was such an awesome and funny guy, I can't remember his name (sorry). I think without his encouragement and seeing a little girl being more adventurous... More 

Thank Suuh E
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time. Very fun and interesting. Our guide Joshua was great. Small groups taken in together which is nice. Definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is incredible. We were so surprised about how great it was to come here.The staff are wonderful, knowledgeable, and want to make sure that everyone has a good time and learn about the caves. It might be a little difficult for someone very tall and large, as you need to climb over or through some narrow spaces. I... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Also booked this tour through Royal Caribbean. Very professional. Guide, Nunes, was knowledgeable and friendly. Cool experience swimming in clear water beneath stalactites above your head. I was worried because it was crowded, but they broke us up in groups of ten and we never saw the other groups while down below. Definitely recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did this as a morning excursion from our hotel. Management runs a very efficient operation running different tour groups through the caves at the same time. Groups enter the cave approximately the same time but follow different routes so you don't see or hear any other group. You walk and swim through the caves. Superb cave formations. Our guide... More 

Thank Graeme D
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I did this excursion a few days ago and I must say it is one of the best tours we have gone on off the ship. Everything was extremely organized from the moment you get off the ship through the end of the day. The staff was very professional and extremely friendly and truly made the experience... More 

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