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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%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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 today via mobile

These caves are beautiful and interesting. On arrival you are provided with water shoes, wet suit ( optional), helmet and walking stick (if required). Our guide was Juan and he was very enthusiastic and knowledgable about the caves which added to our experience! We loved...More

Thank shazmckerry
Reviewed 3 days ago

Exploring Rio Secreto with our guide Fernando was a one of a kind experience! My fiancé and I got lucky and had our own private tour (the other guests showed up late) Fernando spoke great English and had a great sense of humor.he was also...More

Thank gabrielg1142
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at reception and it seemed as though the staff didn’t really have a grasp of what was going on. We were moved from an English speaking group to a Spanish group, and as we don’t speak Spanish, the guide had to repeat everything...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a family of 6 and we were amazed by the beauty of this place. I am a little claustrophobic but found that not to be a problem. The one thing I found difficult was that I do not have good depth pereception due...More

1  Thank Karen668297
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing things to see, and lots to do. Not the best park in the area though. Getting help and directions I thought was lacking and attitude was not always the best.

2  Thank Victor T
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was worth it!!! our guide Hugo was very knowledgeable, kind and made sure that we were all safe, our photographer Ana was also very nice and they were both proud of their jobs. The caves are mesmerizing , the lunch at the end was...More

1  Thank Claudia O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Plyacar for the first two weeks in September. We did various trips and shows and must admit this was one of the best trips. The guide Santi was fantastic he took the time to explain the formation of the underground river and...More

1  Thank bazrob1954
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are 2 sides of this attraction - the Mexican version and the tourist version by all accounts. We went to the Mexican side which has a different entrance. Our Italian guide was extremely knowledgable and enthusiastic. We had a private tour and it felt...More

1  Thank Suzywoozy2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on many excursions and done tons of activities while traveling, but this is by far the most memorable. It's as if we had a geologist showing us around an ancient cave! It wasn't crowded, and our group we explored the cave with...More

Thank Mollie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had undoubtedly the best cave experience of my life, with the amazing Vicky as our guide. If you're considering doing this tour, stop thinking and start doing. Great buffet at the end and all equipment is included. Just bring swimming shorts or a bikini....More

Thank Joakim B
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19 September 2017|
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Response from fancypants524 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Everyone is required to wear a wetsuit, helmet and lifejacket so he should be fine. He just needs to paddle. The water height goes up and down with the rain. We had very few spots to float and paddle versus walking and... More
Lorenza W
23 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think he will be fine! It is an amazing place, you guys can't miss it! Also they are really careful and they take very good care of everyone (:
Bettie T
2 August 2017|
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Response from KingCityDancemom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, life jackets are mandatory and the water does not get very deep