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Rio Secreto

Carretera Federal Cancun- Tulum 307 en KM 282 | Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen 77781, Mexico
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Ranked #37 of 261 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Mexico reveals its newly-discovered underground river: Very few places in the world boast conditions that make it possible to witness the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Wow this was something out of this world, a must see if you are in the area. We did it perfectly seeing a few smaller Cenotes prior, all where impressive and then this just took our breath away. Thanks to Gonzo our awesome and very passionate tour guide!

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Hemet, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We booked through our hotel to go to Rio Secreto- an amazing underground freshwater river near Playa del Carmen. It was going to be a rainy day so we figured it would be a great way to spend the day. What an awe inspiring place. They provide everything, transportation, wet suits, water shoes, helmets wit lights, Lunch and a guide!... More

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Reading, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This was my second time to Rio Secreto. They even asked which tour I had taken the first time, to take me on a different one, so I would see different things! Very wonderful guide, and hiking, and swimming was such an experience. I will definitely go again. They offer 4 different paths, which means I will go 2 more... More

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We took our 7 year old son (typically excellent swimmer) to Rio Secreto as an excursion while on a Disney cruise. Even though he freaked out in the caves, our guide, Pablo, was terrific with him. The water is cold and we appreciated the wet suits. In retrospect, I think the dark and the cold got to him. This tour... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

My fiancee and I went to Rio Secreto back in May and we were very impressed. It was our first excursion in Mexico and we are so glad that we did it. Pablo was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We went on the Allegria route and we will return to see the other two the next... More

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Luis showed our group of ten mostly middle aged adults an excellent time wading, crawling, and floating thru the Secret River caverns. One needs the agility to find your footing on very uneven surfaces and don't be claustrophobic. The pace was good. The sights were awe inspiring. The tour is conducted in such a way as for your group to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The trip from beginning to end was great and included a lunch. They provided a lunch as well after the cave tour. the caves and experience was beyond my expectations. Would go and experience this again.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

If you have never been to this type of an underground cave river, be ready to get you mind blown. The scenes are beyond words and photos don't to justice to how it looks once you're there. The price for photos - $79 is bit high, though, I was able to negotiate it to $60 (high, but reasonable).

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

I cannot understand the high opinion of this attraction here in TripAdvisor. Rio Secreto is clearly a cheating for tourists. I think it was $60 all the time it was just a walk inside the caves, with really nice neopreno suits, but just that, A WALK to see the caves. There are no animals, nothing. Oh yes, they made an... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We are avid cruisers, and have done many, many excursions over the years. This is, without a doubt, one of the best excursions we have ever done! We booked the excursion through Carnival (we normally don't book through the chi, but because there was a ferry and lengthy van ride involved, we thought it would be easier to leave it... More

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