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Rio Secreto

Address: Carretera Federal Cancun- Tulum 307 en KM 282 | Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen 77781, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 877 2377
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Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal...
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Ranked #43 of 292 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Mexico reveals its newly-discovered underground river: Very few...
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.
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Savannah, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

What an amazing place. This river was just recently found in 2006 and is still basically untouched. It hasn't even been explored all the way through, and has the potential to be the largest underground river in the world. This is definitely something you should check out while it's still new. Gonzo was our guide and he was very informative.... More 

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Jess P, Community Manager at Rio Secreto, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your comment, we are very happy to know you enjoyed the whole trip and the work from your guide Gonzo. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Please come back soon! Have a great day! More 

Burnaby B.C.
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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

walking through an underground river and in neck deep water is something I never thought I would ever do. It's literally the underworld. The tour is very safe and you are provided with a wet suit, life jacket, helmet with a headlamp and water shoes. Our guide was Fernanda and she did an excellent job of guiding us through and... More 

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Hello. Thank you for your opinion, we are glad this was a unique experience for you, thank you very much for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you soon! Have a great day! More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We got the Tour Plus which included a dry walk through the cave with a "light-show" and a meal afterwards. This half of the tour was less than excellent. I thought it was a bit of a waste of time and money and my boyfriend fell asleep during the movie/light-show. However, our guide Pablo was amazing and did a fantastic... More 

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Hello. Thank you for sharing your experience and opinion, we are glad you overall enjoyed it, thank you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again. Have a nice day! More 

Columbia, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I toured this cave in 2012 and again this year. I rate both visits as "most excellent!" I learned this year that there are 3 different routes through the cave, and I have now taken two of them. For those who enjoy caves, this should be at the top of your list of things to do. I don't think I've... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This was a very highly recommended tour that everyone must experience! From the driver who picked us up at our resort to the tour guides. Our tour guide was named Epco and was very informative about the mayan people . We really enjoyed the mayan ceremony before going into the underground world that is rio secreto. The underground world was... More 

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Hello. Thank you for your opinion, we are very happy to know you completely enjoyed the Rio Secreto experience and the guidance of Epco. We really appreciate your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you soon! Have an excellent day! More 

Columbia, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This was a great trip. There are two options, the basic - I think $99 which goes through the underground river and the upgrade - I think $119 that includes more background info and a light show underground. All 4 of us thought the upgrade was worthwile. Then there is the trip down the underground river. There are three paths... More 

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Hi Thank you for sharing your experience and opinion, we are very happy to know Rio Secreto was a higlight of your trip, we are glad you enjoyed the experience and work from your guide. We appreciate your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! Have a great day! More 

Norcross, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We have been visiting Rio Secreto already the second time. First time it was two years ago. We were pleased, that it didn’t got artificial like the other attractions starting with a X---. You still have the opportunity to visit the natural path of the underground rivers. The guides are very knowledgeable and are speaking very good English. The tour... More 

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Hello. Thank you very much for visiting us again, we are really glad you enjoyed both of your visits. Thank you for sharing your experience. Hope you can visit us again soon! Have an excellent day! More 

Gurnee, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I booked ‘The Amazing Secret River’ tour through my Carnival cruise ported at Cozumel and found it to be very well organized. We were escorted to a blue and yellow jet boat that loaded and embarked on the ten mile journey to Playa Del Carmen. This was the only time I felt queasy at sea. Playa Del Carmen, visited 23... More 

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Hi! Thank you very much for sharing your incredible experience to us, we are really happy to know you enjoyed it that much, thank you for your visit and recommendation. Please come back soon! Have an excellent day! More 

Woodbury, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Amazing job by the entire crew! From our pickup to drop off the crew was amazing. The lunch provided is wonderful. Our guide, Benito, was stellar. He made us comfortable and was accommodating to all age ranges. The photos are breathtaking and the experience was well worth the money. Another bonus is the natural exfoliation you get from the mineral... More 

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Jess P, Community Manager at Rio Secreto, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your comment, we are really happy to know you think Rio Secreto is fantastic, we are glad you liked tho job from your guide Benito. We really appreciate your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! Have a great day! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The caves and the tour was amazing. Unfortunate they do not let you bring a camera for the only purpose to sell you a $25usd picture at the end.

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Hello. Thank you for your comment, we are glad the experience was amazing to you. We don't allow cameras for security, it also allows people to focus more on living the experience and not on taking photos. Thank you for your visit. Have a great day! More 

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