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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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USD 78.99*
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Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves
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USD 99.00*
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Rio Secreto Plus: Admission Ticket in Playa del Carmen
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USD 148.00*
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal _ Puerto Juarez Km 283.5 | Ejido Sur, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This excursion was way better than we expected and more than exceeded our expectations. Definately a DO OVER

Thank KyFreeman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Incredible excursion! We decided to do something off the beaten path. What a great choice this was.! I believe he said we walked, swam and crouched a little over a mile underground, it was breathtaking! We’ve done many excursions in Mexico, catamaran, snorkeling, swimming with...More

Thank Mellowes
Reviewed yesterday

We had a small group of 6 + guide (Luis). Luis was fun and knowledgeable. He always made sure we felt safe and comfortable. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was not scary at all. The water was mostly around mid-thigh but there...More

Thank nolita_ny
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting and well run attraction. A must see! The shuttle pick up took nearly an hour to get us to the site, then nearly a 1/2 hour to travel to the cave. Return to my hotel took over an hour. If you go, take...More

Thank Napatravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great cave system and wonderful guide Miguel. This tour was sooo much better than what I was expecting. Love seeing caves and hearing guides corny jokes, but this place is very special. It just felt more mystical and spiritual, because of the Mayans and the...More

Thank Gale S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place seems like an amusement park with rules that they pass on to tourist to make them miss spend their money. Your day begins with what they tell you will be 3 1/2 hours of fun hours. You spend 30 minutes watching a video...More

3  Thank Carlos V
Volker B, Market Analyst at Rio Secreto, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Carlos V We appreciate your feedback on your perception of our Natural Reserve. We’re sorry to read your experience was not as pleasant as we would’ve liked to be. I was a little bit confused about your description of the tour. Our briefing video...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pros: 1. Very responsible, knowledgeable, professional and caring guide. 2. The cave was extremely beautiful. The underground river was crystal. 3. We were led through the dark cave in a very smooth and relaxing way. No rush at all and no worries about being left...More

1  Thank Siiiiyuu
Reviewed 6 days ago

The experience was excellent! Took a tour from a cruise to visit Rio Secreto and the caves are amazing, the tour guide (Alondra) was the best one we could have had, and the food was very good too! The only downside was that they don't...More

1  Thank Ronaldbm12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Rio Secreto for the basic package (no transportation) and it was an awesome experience. My friend had an ankle issue and the guide (Guille) grabbed her hand the whole tour. This is something you cannot miss if visit Playa del Carmen. Very well...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I, had a wonderful time. Our tour guide Raffull was great. We had a group of 10. , where we were the only ones that spoke English.. he did a great job making sure we understood stood everything. The rappel was a...More

Thank Lori G
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10 November 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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10 November 2017|
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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
16 October 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