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Rio Secreto

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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...more
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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 yesterday via mobile

This underwater cave tour was incredible. Truly magical experience. Our guide Roberto was the BEST! he took care of us and was very knowledgeable. He really made it a day to remember. Just have breakfast before you go as lunch was at 5pm. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Other than the long, rough ferry ride from Cozumel, this was a fulfilling excursion. The cave was attractive and the opportunity to swim/float through it was unique. I am not a good swimmer but required life jacket made the swimming parts enjoyable. Our guide was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the Plus tour which included a jungle tour, dry cave tour, bicycle ride, rapelling into an underground cavern, and a wet underground river tour. It was a truly wonderful site. The underground formations are breathtaking. Our guide Aaron gave our group of 10...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank daveandmarty
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The caves are beautiful and definitely worth the trip. The place is well organized. The lunch was simple and not very good but that's not why we went so leaving the 5 stars in place. The guide, Matias, was knowledgeable and very helpful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 957hagayd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was very cool like many said, but we felt a little rushed through ours. Also, there is a Mayan man that does a Mayan prayer/offering/blessing at the beginning of the tour before you enter the caves and we were NOT Ok with this....More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank 909melissak
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really a great experience! Our guide was fantastic, very funny & willing to answer as many questions as we could ask. The black licorice tasting shot at the end wasn't a great taste, but it's part of the experience. The lunch was sooo good, especially...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank VegasNick26
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked 3 tours throughout our stay ..but this one was the best. Alma our tour guide was great, so informative , we did a walk through the woods where she explained ecological info . We were given our water equipment for this tour (...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lakecomo16
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family recently toured Rio Secreto with guide Yul and had one of the very best days of our three month long trip. We loved this magical place. It was very well organized, equipment was great, and Yul was a funny and informative guide with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank wendyonpi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

2adults, 2 kids 11 and 14 did the Plus tour: educational hike through the woods (visited a mayan hut, learned about the mayan culture),the visited a dry cave with light show, the rappelled down 45 m through a tiny opening in the ground into a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dkmwefv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are cruising with Royal Caribbean Ship and booked this excursion in advance. Best decision I made. The organization of getting us to the location was smooth, tour guide was very knowledgeable and a great way to learn about the area. Would do this again.

Date of experience: February 2019
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charles c
13 February 2019|
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Response from chazer59 | Reviewed this property |
You can't take a picture in the caves. You leave everything in a locker. You have no choice except to buy their pictures which are quite good. One for $25US, A whole bunch for $99.
3 February 2019|
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Response from 70Duster | Reviewed this property |
It’s a cave with both very narrow and very open spots. If the narrow spots bother you then this place is not for you. It is an unbelievable spot but if your fear holds up the group then don’t go
2 January 2019|
Response from Eric R | Reviewed this property |
Rio secreto will pick you up in a van from a hotel and bring you there. It may be more expensive than a regular ticket if you do that. It is about 5 km South of the main part of PDC so you can take a taxi. The collectivos... More