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Rio Secreto

Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
+52 984 147 6050
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Combo Tour: Tulum Ruins Early Access Tour Plus Rio Secreto Nature Reserve
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
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Reviewed today

The tour was fantastic and gave you a lot of freedom to see Mother Nature’s work. Driss was excellent and was very passionate.

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Reviewed today

Wow! These caves are beeeautiful. You definitely have to take advantage of the professional photographers. I think our package was $99 for the group (6 of us) and we got lots of great pictures. Our guide, Carlos, went out of his way to explain the...More

Thank Ashlee M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience for our family of four (children are 5 and 7). Our tour guide Ana (from Mexico City) was incredible. She took every opportunity to provide education to the kids about the cave, river, animals, and so much more. She was patient...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bottom line just come here, the cave system is amazing. That said a 1.5 hour cave tour took all day. We were picked up late at our hotel at 9:15 am. 4 stops and 2 hours later we reached the first stop of Rio Secreto....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I signed up for a shore excursion while on our cruise to Costa Maya and Cozumel. Well we arrived in Cozumel and were boat-shuttled to Playa de Carmen where we took a bus ride to one of the most incredible adventures at...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You must be healthy, nimble and adventurous to do this tour. We walked swam and crawled through the underround river. The sights were well preserved and fun to experience. Wife and I are 70 and the other couple 40ish.

Thank Glen M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can not say enough about this experience. We scheduled it on our cruise ship and were taking by a ferry and then a passenger van to the area. It was about an hour to get there. Once we were there we were greeted by...More

Thank Josie S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Leo was a friendly, helpful guide. I thought the actual site was lovely and the tour was very interesting and cool on a hot day. Registration and checking in was a bit annoying because there were so many people in a small area. I think...More

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here June 14th 2018. Great time to do tis because the area had a tropical storm and it was raining. So why not go to the Cenote's . They provided wet suits , water shoes, life jackets, helmets with lights ( a real...More

Thank Brian T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a wonderful experience. I was amazed at these under ground caves with pristine waters. Our guides were fun and informative.

Thank L D
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Candace H
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Response from Armando T | Reviewed this property |
You have to be their at 9 in the morning
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Maryann M
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Skeyers | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of headspace - my wife had the same reservations however when we entered the caves her fears were dispelled immediately
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