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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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Description: 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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Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves

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Almost one-of-a-kind

This excursion is among the few that I can say is almost a one-of-a-kind experience. The entire experience was refreshing and unlike anything else we've ever seen. Being in a cave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This excursion is among the few that I can say is almost a one-of-a-kind experience. The entire experience was refreshing and unlike anything else we've ever seen. Being in a cave this this? Incredible, but can be done elsewhere. Add the opportunity to swim in the cenotes, spend so much time on the tour, and have a moment of silence... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful experience. This was well worth the time and money. The guides are very knowledgeable and fun. Our guide, sorry I don't remember her name, a female from France, was outstanding. The water was refreshing and clear. We would definitely return.

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yvonne301
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We went through a Disney Fantasy excursion. They picked us up at the port and we took a ferry to Playa Del Carmen. The ferry ride was awful, but the crew were attentive. After 45 min you arrive to Playa Del Carmen and you meet your guide. They take you to the Secret River and let me tell you; once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Hi, we are just back home from Mexico and this was the TOP expierience of our holiday. Every day we talking about this beautiful underworld. We had the chance to do this trip with a very passionate guide Alfredo. He has so much knowledge of caves. I was speechless of all this underground beauty! We were one of the lucky... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The underground cave system at Rio Secreto is well worth a visit. After a transfer deep into the jungle, about 7 miles, road is bumpy, we got kitted up for the hour and a half in the caves with Julian our guide. The caves are spectacular and should be accessible for most people. Julian was very good, pointing out the... More 

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

Dear traveler: In order to protect the safety of individuals, the group and the cave, you are not allowed to bring photography or video equipment into the caves, since you can slip or damage a natural structure while inside. However, you may use them outside the cave. During the expedition, we have professional photographic equipment and lighting inside the cave,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful tour and worth the price. Epco was a great guide and very genuine. One of the better excursions!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Going to a cenote was on my bucket list, so I did a lot of research before going on our trip to Mexico. If you are looking for a beautiful and tranquil underground experience, I highly recommend Rio Secreto. I selected this one because of the TA reviews, a total underground experience, close proximity to our resort, and Amstar provided... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Rio Secreto. . Just thinking about the place makes my heart beat faster. Crystal clear water glittered in the ray of sunlight, shining through a hole above the cenote. Yet, the surroundings were submerged in pitch darkness and dead silence. I was standing in awe, unable to breathe easily. I was afraid to break that silence. I felt like I... More 

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

Dear Traveler: Thank you for your comment, we are glad to read and know you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! More 

Oxford UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We arrived at Rio Secreto around 9 ish and left 1200 ish. Frankly the time passed easily. There were no crowds of people and everything appeared to be choreographed to perfection. The caves were extremely interesting as was Epco our guide. The rumours of extremely cold water are very misguided the water was cool/fresh but definitely not cold. Anyone with... More 

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

Dear Traveler: Thank you for your visit, it's a pleasure to have you with us, we are very happy to know the wonderful experience you had, we'll let Epco know about your comment, we are sure it will make him really happy Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited the caves of Rio Secreto while on an incentive trip for our company. It was not to be missed! The caves are absolutely amazing - breathtaking. Our guide, Raul, was so knowledgeable and so helpful. We learned more than we expected and came away with an appreciation for the caves, the Eco-system and the conservation efforts to maintain... More 

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Dear Traveler: Thank you for your comment, we are glad to read and know you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! More 

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