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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 #39 of 290 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

What a great adventure. Nature is so amazing. Rio Secreto is just 10 minutes south of Playa Del Carmen. You are delivered by your driver who gets you your bands. You then watch a short safety and history film. You are then driven 12-14 kilometers into the rain forest where you are greeted and taken to changing areas. They do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's nearly 6 months since our trip and our 11 year daughter still talks passionately about our amazing experience on our trip to Rio Secreto. Our entire family agrees it was the easily the highlight of our cruise or any vacation destination and we want to return one day. This is not a superficial, commercialized, passive, wet your toes tour!... More

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

Hi! Thank you very much for sharing your great experience and love for Rio Secreto. We are really happy to know we were a highlight of your trip and that you still think about the natural beauty and the great work and frindship of Alfredo. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you soon! Have an excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This excursion was fantastic. A cost of about 90 dollars two years ago. They give you wetsuits and water shoes and lighted helmet. The Cenote is amazing with stalactites and stalagmites. Small tropical fish. Enormous underground caverns. Could only compare it to Shasta Caverns in California, except with water.

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

Hey! Thank you for your opinion, we are glad you enjoyed the excursion and think it was fantastic. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Come back soon! Have a great day! More

Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

In short: from start to finish, the experience was not only immensely informative and adventurous, it even pushed me out of my comfort zone while still helping me feel safe and secure. Yes, even in the pitch black of a cave many meters underground. When we arrived at Rio Secreto after an hour (roughly) drive from our hotel in Cancun,... More

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

Hi! Thank you for sharing the amazing and enjoyeable experience, it's definately worth the read. We are really happy to know you enjoyed everything of the tour. Thank you very much for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again soon! Have an excellent day! More

Mohall, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This tour was the best we have ever gone on. The guide was awesome, the cave was even better then expected. We would go again in a minute.

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

Hi. Thank you for your comment, we are glad you had a great experiece. Thanlk you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! Have a great day! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Just as good as the first time. The views are amazing, check out this unique adventure... I think it's the nicest cenote in the Mayan

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

Hi. Thank you for your opinion, we are happy to know you enjoyed it. Thank you for your visits and recommendation. Hope to see you again! Have a great day! More

Alameda, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Took the chance on this attraction the day after a day long excursion. This half day jaunt was very close to our hotel in Playa. We were a group of six and looking for some adventure. We got picked up at our hotel and spent ten minutes getting to Rio Secreto where a ten minute video and a half hour... More

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

Hey! Thank you for your comment, we are glad you enjoyed the experience of the tour and the great work of your guide Carlos. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Come back soon! Have a great day! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I do want to start off with saying how helpful and informed and considerate Luis was while giving us the tour of the Mayan Underworld. With most guided tours I usually feel a disconnect between the tour guide and the rest of the group. But with Luis everything was easy; we were all in on an adventure together, and we... More

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

Hi! Thank you very much for sharing your great experience and opinion, we are glad you enjoyed it that much. Thank you for your visit and for recommending us. Hope to see you again soon! Have a geat day! More

Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The coolest trip underground through limestone caves where you get to see nature and time collide. This was one of our favorite excursions, and the staff did a fantastic job! They will provide everything for you, including wetsuits, lifejackets, helmets, lamps, and even water shoes if you don't bring your own. Take the time to see this ecological wonder!

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Hi. Thank you for your opinion, We are glad you enjoyed it, thank you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! Have a great day! More

Steilacoom, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We really had no idea what to expect when we signed up for this adventure - which turned out to be a truly rich cultural and personal experience. You're definitely not in the U.S. as the "pathways" are often narrow with many tripping hazards - but you will be hard pressed to find this type of experience anywhere else. After... More

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

Hi. Thank you for your comment, we are glad you enjoyed the unexpected adventure. Thank you for your visit and recommendation. Hope to see you again! Have a great day! More

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