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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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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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Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
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I visited Rio Secreto as part of my shore excursion from the cruise ships docking in Cozumel. The caves are beautiful and wandering through them is a lifetime experience. Moreover, it is very well-organized by the experienced team. They gear you up with equipment needed...More

Thank Georgi D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, it might be a little expensive, but you will never seen anything quite like this in your life, I promise you that. On top of that the guides are kind and knowledgable and there are several projects going on to preserve the wildlife and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's one of the best experience in my life, the guide was amazing, the place is specheless, i recomend it totally

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful morning at Rio Secreto exploring the underground caves and rivers. Our guide Hugo was extremely knowledgeable and patient, and explained much to us about the geology of the caves. It was a real experience swimming underground and I can highly recommend...More

Thank Joanna G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved our trip. After drop off you drive into the jungle, get kitted out and then trek to the caves. Very exciting! Especially for kids. The caves themselves are fantastic, you get a real sense of what it would be like exploring them for...More

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Rio Secreto is a great getaway for a few hours from the resorts in Playa. The 3 hour tour provides breathtaking views of the caves, professional photos to remember it by, a guided tour with commentary, and a filling meal at the end,

Thank Aimee L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a spontinious idea to go to the rio secreto.. we are glad thad we did! Everything is good organisated and ou guide, Jazmin, was amazing! She knows a lot about the history of the mayan and the river and was also very friendly...More

Thank Bettina S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jul the guide and Anita the photographer were incredible leading us through underground cavern/cave . All safe just need to watch your step and listen to instructions . Beautiful natural surroundings with extremely helpful staff . Even Mayan blessing! Water and natural formations worth the...More

Thank Pam B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here without blending it in advance but it turned out to be the best choice we could make. Personell is very kind and we have been walked through by an amazing guide named Diego (the best one!!!). The tour starts with a...More

Thank Alicesirtori
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a family a few days ago & had an amazing experience. We were lucky to have our own fabulous, funny, professional & experienced tour guide .. Yul .. who was really great, especially with our two young boys who kept going off...More

Thank Rachel M
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ewon25
August 10, 2018|
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Response from kplumpjack | Reviewed this property |
I believe that might be established due to some of the extremely narrow passages. Also, the same reason they mention persons with reduced joint function or mobility, the paths are uneven and rocky and somewhat challenging... More
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Lisa H
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Jesica G | Reviewed this property |
HELLO LISA! there are sometimes with raro rocks... but the team is suporting you every time and you could take a walking stick, be sure you can do it, during my experience i see a man that use Wheelchair, and the rio... More
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