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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 2 days ago

I took my wife and 12 year old to Rio Secreto. Reservations were sold out online, but the hotel (Hyatt Andaz) called for me and was able to secure tickets. The tour guide spoke good English and all equipment was provided (including water shoes, which...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely a must do. The tour was longer than I anticipated but was absolutely breathtaking. I am very clumsy and my 8 year old was a little anxious. Vicky was our tour guide and she was absolutely awesome. She took her time to direct me...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was told the transportation from my hotel will took some 40 minutes. At least it took 1h45 until I got there, as we picked up other persons from various hotels over pumpy streets which are leading to the hotels. No water, no bathroom on...More

Thank christianewieser
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this trip through a carnival cruise excursion and absolutely loved it! Our tour guide Alfredo was wonderful! Very knowledgeable, answering questions, sharing interesting scientific facts, and pointing out some amazing natural components that would easily be missed. Absolutely beautiful! The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When you first get to the meeting area you take a shuttle van to the 1st area. Then a shuttle van to the cenote. The roads are rough. Our guide was Alondra. There were 8 if us in our group. We came from a Tulum...More

Thank gillihan989
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great trip to Rio Secreto, very able and informative guide Danielle, Little shocked at the cost of the official photos, so could only afford one to take home as a keepsake which was disappointing, other than that an excellent day.

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been in caves 3 other times before this and nothing can compare to this. This was one of our favorite caves to visit. We where a little scared about the terrain but Silas and the provide walking stick was great. The water was...More

Thank Casey M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our visit to this place was wonderful. The river is a unique place in la Riviera Maya and Mexico. And the guide (Lu) was great and had a lot of patience with our two four-year old kids, if you go there and have small kids...More

Thank leoncioreyes
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This shore excursion stuck out when we were looking for shore excursions for Cozumel. If one is claustrophobic, it might not be an excursion for you. First, the (maybe) bad news. You have to take a 40-minute catamaran ferry ride from Cozumel to Playa del...More

Thank theonlyboknoy
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was beautiful! Awesome excursion to go on with friends and family. I highly recommend giving it a try. The tour guides know exactly what to do to make sure you have a good time.

Thank Orlando Lauren M
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Sheila R
I plan to go with a 15 month old baby. Is there a place fir me to wait for my party to explore the caves? And how long does it take to do the exploring?
25 June 2017|
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Response from ELHRDH | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an area with tables for you to sit, however the tour was at least an hour and a half. You would be better off staying at your resort.
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Hi, Can I wear prescription glasses? Thank you
17 June 2017|
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Response from Marc T | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is no reason why not - i wear contacts and had no issues and another in my group wheres glasses
Vickie S
Can you bring your own water proof camera for taking pictures?
13 June 2017|
Response from jaqkei | Reviewed this property |
No. Underground pictures can only be taken by the staff.