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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
+52 984 147 6050
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Reviewed August 22, 2015

Rio Secreto is a beautiful place - great for an adventure for a teenager. I have a 15-year-old son. Loved the tour, and the experience was terrific. Thank you to guide Nunes, who showed us a great time and most importantly, kept everyone safe. Absolutely...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a must see/do if you haven't been! Alan our guide was amazing!! Loved the cool, refreshing fresh water and history of this place.

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Reviewed August 20, 2015

We went to Rio Secreto last week while on vacation with our two 12 year old sons. What a hidden gem!!! We purchased the plus option that added to our cents also rappelling, bike riding and a little light show in the caverns. Our tour...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2015

This tour was one of the highlights of our visit to Mexico. I was a little put-off by the fact that you could not take your own pictures, but am glad that I did not take my camera into this place. I suppose if you...More

Thank happyincancun2015
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We arrived by tourist bus, which was pulled over by the federal police across the road from the entrance. The attraction sent a new bus to get us while the drive dealt with the police. There is an introduction video explaining the tour. You are...More

Thank Gauntlet173
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Breath-taking tour as well as highly educational. Our guide, Benito, proved to be both a gentleman and a scholar. Lovely little meal included after your cave excursion. Price for photos was rather steep... $25 for one photo!

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Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We went to Rio Secreto yesterday and had a fantastic time. Our tour guide Andrés Vidau had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgable about the cave and its history. During the tour he was very thoughtful and made sure to help everyone...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed August 18, 2015

My wife chose this activity as she has got her adventurous head on now she has had a knee replacement done.....no stopping her now!!! We were met after the admissions booth by a Rio Secreto rep and went through the paperwork and signed our waivers...gulp...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Rio Secreto was better than I ever imagined. The caves are breathtaking but the best part was the education we got during the tour. Our tour guide was Raul P. He was passionate and informative. We learned about Mayan culture and the jungle ecosystem of...More

Thank lauralarkinh
Reviewed August 16, 2015

They take you out by van to a cave that goes underground to a river. They give you wetsuits, and guide you through pristine underground waters with stalactites, stalagmites, tiny water creatures living in the pure water, and more. The guides are professional naturalists and/or...More

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November 9, 2017|
Response from Monica O | Property representative |
¡Hola! The tour is designed for the whole family from the age of 4, so your daughter is going to enjoy it like many children who have come to Río Secreto. We wait for you!
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Response from uama1 | Reviewed this property |
My guide said that he’s taken 4 year old’s on this tour before.... one couple he felt fibbed about the age of the child and he held the child the entire way. Take your daughter at your discretion. If she’s a good swimmer and... More
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Iris Y | Reviewed this property |
actual tour inside the cave is about 1.5 hours, another 0.5 hours for lunch, but round trip transportation is another 3 hours... we got pick up from hotel at 7:30am and didn't get back until 2pm... they do NOT allowed ANY... More