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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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Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves
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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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Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
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"professional photographer"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We made reservations in advance from our hotel (we would not have gotten in otherwise, as our 4 tickets were the last ones they had for that day) and drove ourselves to the location. Easy drive. Others have provided a wonderful description of the tour,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a bucket list experience. I don't understand how anyone can say "it's nothing spectacular". You are in a cave system underground walking through mostly undisturbed cave with stalagmites everywhere formed over hundreds of thousands of years and walking, hiking and swimming through pristine clear...More

Thank Tenka814
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked through our cruise and it was one of the top two we have ever done on a cruise vacation. Once we arrived in Playa DelCarmen, the ride to the area of the caves was interesting and well narrated by guide. The process went...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are in our mid sixties and early seventy. We did not go with a group but on our own. There are nature walk and bus trip from the main entrance to the cave section. I am very pleased to see that they want to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you stop at Cozumel, you really have to visit theses caves, discovered at the beginning of our century. After 30’ of driving ( very bumpy at the end), you will experience a magic environnement ( according to Mayas), really funny to swin, bend and...More

Thank isayade
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had such a wonderful time here- what a treat! From the first minutes to the last moments I was impressed by the caverns, our guide and all the staff and the environment. I'd recommend to anyone who isn't claustrophobic!

Thank AMYS74
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really didn’t think this excursion was that spectacular. The caverns themselves are astounding. Our guide (Karla) was fantastic. But the entire experience was not wonderful. We knew it would be a ride from our hotel (40 mins or so). But once we got there,...More

1  Thank sandandfreckles
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Volker B, Market Analyst at Rio Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear sandandfreckles Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry to read your experience was not as pleasant as we would've liked to be. We apologize for the time you spent waiting, we will forward this to our operations department to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, this excursion is breathtaking. You start out getting into a wetsuit, getting headgear with light, then walking to cave. Along the way you get meet a gentleman that purifys you before going in. Once in cave you will thru water that...More

Thank Lindsey M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Cancun and they came and picked us up, we were a group of 10 on a work trip. This was the best thing we did while we were there. I felt safe the whole time, and the staff was very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have experinced a lot of excursions around the world, and Rio Secreto is my top 1 EXC. Really good guides, nice tour, nice food, good equipment, a lot of nature and adventure feeling. Its a fantastic tour from start to stop!

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ggillota
21 February 2018|
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Response from shansho |
Actually is not a set order. We had our suits but due to the amount of people we had to do the bike ride first. It was better since at the time we went into the cave we had plenty of privacy. All that is decided at the... More
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Eliza E
19 February 2018|
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You have two options. A short tour is 4 hours. Probably at the time you dock in CZM you will find the tour guides to offer this option. You have to take the ferry and then a bus/taxi to get there.
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Dan W
19 February 2018|
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Response from Elkmeister | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no worries. Just let your guide know. We were on a route that did not require much swimming at all. Enjoy!
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