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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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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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Great experience , visited twice and will come again for sure. Every time we see something new and exciting.

Great way to spend part of your day at Playa del Carmen. It is an amazing experience to observe a natural wonder and at the same time learn a lot, swim in a warm waters of... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great way to spend part of your day at Playa del Carmen. It is an amazing experience to observe a natural wonder and at the same time learn a lot, swim in a warm waters of paradise. Our guide, Yayo was just great , very knowledgeable, great communicator and brilliant presenter. We visited Rio Secreto twice and will come again... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This natural cave with the secret river was truly a memorable experience. Our guide Juan was excellent!!! This was an excursion booked through RCI and it was worth every penny. It was fascinating to hear the history and development of the cenotes. This was something on my bucket list to do and I am so appreciative to Juan to make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first experience in Playa del Carmen was doing this tour with Juan J as the guide. The cenotes themselves were a cool experience to see for the first time. Juan was very knowledgeable (with very good - basically fluent level english), was able to flip between languages (spanish-english) pretty seamlessly, and courteous to some other customers who had some... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a good half day tour. The caves are incredible. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. I will concur with the disappointment of not being able to bring our underwater camera which was specifically purchased for this purpose. Also VERY DISAPPOINTED as the cd we purchased with the pictures taken does not work. We have tried it on both... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unique and awesome experience! We felt like we had accomplished something magical that we had to work for. The staff was very helpful and the guides very careful and informative. I was initially disappointed that pictures could not be taken; however, to keep people together and safe without threatening the natural environment, it was a necessary rule! Their photographer took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was definitely the highlight of our Carnival Cruise. We went for an excursion here on Friday, December 2, 2016. Alfredo was an absolutely amazing tour guide. We had a small group of about 10 people. A family of 4 came who were not able to swim, so he brought them through by himself and even carried their daughter on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic tour - - chance to see something you may never see again! Staff was very friendly and cost was fair. I thought it was wonderful that they were concerned with preserving nature - - only opening up 10% of system to tours. I would NOT recommend this for young children, those with poor balance, people who... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was absolutely amazing and it was a great experience. Extremely disappointing that you're not able to bring waterproof cameras, and are at the mercy of a photographer in the dark to capture your memories.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Rio Secreto today and had a great time! It was definitely challenging at times but totally worth it because it was beautiful! One family in our group brought their 8 year old and even she did great. I will admit that my husband and I chickened out on the repelling but everyone said it was fun. Our tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this excursion while in the Cancun/Playa del Carmen area. A breathtaking natural wonder and definitely a must see. The tour was incredibly organized, the groups are spaced out accordingly so that it feels like you are on a private tour. No touristy crowds like most attractions. The terrain is a bit rough through the cave so ensure that... More 

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