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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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RIO SECRETO CAVES

Booked the plus tour of swimming and walking through caves full of stalagtites and stalagmites.Superb value for money. Try and book Pablo a most fantastic and knowlegable guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Booked the plus tour of swimming and walking through caves full of stalagtites and stalagmites.Superb value for money. Try and book Pablo a most fantastic and knowlegable guide going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We visited with our six year old and all of us had a fabulous morning. The caves were absolutely stunning and the guide really looked after our little boy. I was slightly anxious about pushy 'up sell' of extras but it was all fine. The photos are expensive but you don't have to buy. Lunch was plentiful. Would definitely recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This is a must see! If you have a physical ailment or trouble walking this might not be the best fit. Take the earliest tour you can get. The bus picked us up at 6am and we arrived at 830 am. You get to a place that's similar to a welcome center. Here you will sign a waiver, bathroom facilities... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The whole experience of the underground river was beyond description. Our 6 year old twin daughters couldn't get the smiles off their faces, and a big part of that was our guide Alfredo, whose passion and love for Rio Secreto made the entire tour amazing. We did the private tour, around 3 hours, and saw bats, insects with crazy long... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Great fun for kids and adults alike - surreal experience to hike/float through underground caverns and river; if you can get RODRIGO as your guide do so for sure - he was perhaps the best guide I have ever had for any excursion - superb guy and great knowledge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

It was absolutely amazing! The blue water in the underground mayan cave! When you're inside, it was like you're in a different world. You could imagine - and feel - how Mayan people came here thousands of years ago to get fresh water from here. If you have the money, definitely go for it! It's quite pricey. But it was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Rio Secreto was a great half-day expedition for our family of four. Their "plus transportation" tickets seemed a bit pricy, so we took a cab from Playa del Carma and paid far less (about $20 bucks). From our arrival until the end, everything was very well organized. We boarded a van, rode deep into the jungle (on a very, very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Wow.. This place was truly amazing. Tour was guided in the most top notch fashion. Yayo was our guide, you could tell the man loved these caves. If you get a chance don't pass this up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW via mobile

The whole tour was amazing ! our tour guide Epco was so friendly and full of information , everything was provided to you the lifevest,wetsuit,helmet and swimshoes if needed ! The food was fanstasic. The light show was so interesting and everyone had a great time swimming through the cave .

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Jordan Station, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

This execution I must say was the best one out of the 4 we booked. Julio was our guided and he was very knowledge making this experience more enjoyable,right from the ceremony before entering the cave to the singing me happy birthday! I felt that the company took extra care when it came to the preservation of the "Centinelas" We... More 

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