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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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It was amazing

My daughter and I went on this excursion and we really enjoyed every second of this trip. It was beautiful. The water was cold at first but we quickly adjusted to it. The guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

My daughter and I went on this excursion and we really enjoyed every second of this trip. It was beautiful. The water was cold at first but we quickly adjusted to it. The guide was very knowledgeable and very nice.

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Wellington, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Just back from a week in Playa del Carmen and the Rio Secreto excursion was fantastic. Swimming through the underground caverns was as breathtaking as the brochure looked.Guide had lots of interesting information to share. The route is pretty strenuous at times but the pace is slow giving recovery time and time to see everything surrounding you. Highly recommend you... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited Rio Secreto as part of an anniversary get-away, and we enjoyed the experience. Nowhere else have I seen a set of caves like these that are accessible to the general public. Here is what to expect: You arrive at a small parking lot off the highway. (It is well-marked and easy to drive to if... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

A group of us did the tour at Rio Secreto which had been recommended by some friends back home… We saw so many great comments on Tripadvisor that we decided to book it. We booked beforehand online and we asked to have a specific guide Benito only because he came highly recommended by our friends. We ended up having a... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful experience at Rio Secreto. It is breathtakingly beautiful and an amazing experience. Our tour guide Alex was wonderful. We went with our 2 daughters that needed some assistance at times and was right there for them and provided them with the assistance they needed and kept them right by his side at all times! He was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Great way to spend 1/2 a day! The trek down into the cave was sometimes a feat if you have any mobility issues (or even if you don't), but they have walking sticks available to help steady yourself. The water is amazingly clear and the cave is a real experience. We really enjoyed the 1 minute of silent floating...not a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We found this as an excursion on our cruise. We were ferried to Playa Del Carmen from Cozumel and then picked up in a van. We drove approximately 30 minutes to what seemed the middle of nowhere, down a bumpy road, but were told this was a "Mayan Massage" which made us laugh. Once we arrived we were greeted by... More 

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Monroe, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing attraction of natural beauty and wonder. There is nothing quite like it that I have discovered anywhere else where it is possibel to experience being in an underground river first hand. Our guide, Deana, was exceptional. She was well-informed, personable and presented the information equally well in Spanish or English. We brought our grandchildren (7 and... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Excellent opportunity to get a little taste of caves in a unique environment. If you have done caving before then this is probably not the tour for you - it is targeted at the uninitiated and general tourist - that said it is still fun. The company have set the whole experience up very well, with the different groups going... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Recently rediscovered Cenote (cave) in 2006 has managed this natural wonder very well. The transportation our resort was comfortable and the driver Trino was delightful and informative during our transit to Rio Secreto. Once we arrived we were met by our guide Francis and brought through the check in process. We were given a locker to secure our personal effects... More 

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