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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 288 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Mexico reveals its newly-discovered underground river: Very few...
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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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Drummondville, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We explored an underground river with a 7-year-old kid and her grand-parents. It was great. Our guide what he was talking about.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Who knew caving could be fun AND spiritual? With our outstanding guide Pablo leading the way, Rio Secreto was the best of both.. and one of the best adventure tours I've ever taken. Go for it! TIP: opt for the walking stick; it'll help you maintain much-needed balance to navigate through the caves. Even experienced hikers use them, so I'm... More 

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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Holy cow! This place was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and I recommend it to EVERYONE!!! We were in a really fun group, and our guide was amazing! If you get the chance, I highly recommend you request Alfredo as your guide. This man lives, sleeps, and breathes CAVES, and it genuinely shows in how he conducts his tours! This tour will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

loved the tour guides, they know their stuff and went out of their way to share it. Food was mediocre but I did not go for the food

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I am a professional tour guide in Niagara Falls. When I take a guided tour, I ask a lot of the guides. Our guide, Julian exceeded our expectations. In short, everything in the park is as advertised. The jungle is lush and encompassing, the cenote is beyond description and the included meal was great. Julian knows every aspect of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I was there with my girlfriend. Our Guide Fernanda was worried about us we love everything. Mexicans and New Zealand must visit this place!

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Rio Secreto is a gem you have to experience. We toured the cave in early November. We arrived at Rio Secreto after about a 15-minute ($150 peso) cab ride from Playa del Carmen. We arrived a little early, and were invited to relax in comfortable chairs outside until the presentation began. The tour starts with a recorded overview presentation, then... More 

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Hospers, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had an experienced tour guide, Julio, he really cared about preserving the underground rivers and it was a really good tour. I would highly recommend it!

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Binbrook, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have been to Mexico many times and was convinced there was nothing else I wanted to see, BUT I WAS WRONG. Our tour operator recommended we do this excursion and the only criteria he said was you needed to be able to walk. As a person who is a little unsteady on their feet, I found this a little... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Phenomenal! The Rio Secreto is one of the top 3 experiences I've ever had in my life. Our guide "Ro" was absolutely wonderful. He truly loves what he does and it shows. He was excited to share this wondrous natural gift of Earth and the Mayan/Mexican culture with us. As far as touristy vacation experiences go, the facility was a... More 

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