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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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This wasn't our first choice of activities, but since the sail and snorkel were cancelled, we choose this activity. The cave/river system were spectacular. I wish we could have brought our own cameras, but they provided a flash drive of the trip. Not sure of...More

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My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this guided tour. All supplies were included, and the tour guide “Vicky” was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We also bought all the pictures taken by the accompanying photographer! If you have the opportunity you will definitely enjoy yourself!

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About a 2 mile walk underground. Knowledgeable guide . Dinner included with your admission. Food was very good . You have to buy your pictures , you can not take your own , 65 American dollars.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a bit costly to visit, but it was totally worth it. Took the wife and 2 teenagers to Rio Secreto. It is very well run and organized, we enjoyed it very much. Our tour guide was great, helping us get set up and...More

Thank Victor G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently do this excursion while on the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas for spring break. I will definitely be back again. First we took a 45 minute ferry ride from Cozumel where the ship was docked, then we took a 30 minute bumpy,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The cave's cooler temperature (about 70 to 75 degrees) made it welcoming, as well as the multiple clear water ponds; the stalactite and stalagmite formations were incredible in size and their tan shade colors, enlightened by the water drops were so amazingly pleasant to see....More

1  Thank Iseeyoualways3
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A once in a lifetime experience!!! Our leader Juan was awesome and the buffet after was delicious!! Do not miss this excursion!

Thank Alexis K
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Terrific tour. Yul our guide was helpful, courteous, knowledgeable and so funny. Ask for Yul, he’s the best. The caves are amazing in their beauty and scope. Walking, swimming or floating it was a great adventure. The ONE awful and most disappointing aspect was the...More

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Volker B, Market Analyst at Rio Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear nhaswell Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased that you are impressed of our Natural Reserve and our guide Yul. It is always a pleasure for us to know that our guests love the tour. Regarding the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We absolutely LOVED it here. We were on an all expenses paid trip through my work and we received hotel credits which could NOT be used at Rio Secreto. We went anyway and paid for it. 100% worth it and would do it again!! Plus,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our excursion to Rio Secreto. We were met at the pier by our friendly guide Carmen and led to our shuttle bus. Once we arrived we were introduced to our new guide Rodolpho who was also great. He led us safely throughout...More

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Response from Iseeyoualways3 | Reviewed this property |
We visited a dry cave, then repelled in the cave to water, then we explored inside the cave, and finally we swam in one of the ponds inside the cave. It was all amazing.
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Jessica B
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Response from nhaswell | Reviewed this property |
Maybe an hour
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Response from agomez453 | Reviewed this property |
I Was There in March and I'm 6'3" 270 pounds, the use of the wetsuit it's optional if you suffer of cold temperatures..... Pretty much everyone was just waiting baiting suits... very need it is watery shoes and if you don't... More
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