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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

We chose to do this excursion while staying at a nearby resort and it was fantastic. You wear wet-suits and headlamps and wade through underground caves in the jungle. Our tour-guide, Yul, was very fun and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this experience.

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed my visit to Rio Secreto, but I thought $25 for a picture was a bit much. It's a beautiful natural wonder. You get to wade through the underground river and learn about its history. Don't be tricked into buying water shoes while...More

Thank Claire Della M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a recommendation from a co-worker. Apparently discovered in 2006, it's a vast cave system that 10% is open to eco-tourism to raise money to buy & protect the land above the caves. Our guide was Ricardo who as a biologist it was clear...More

Thank patpohler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A really good day, a nice meal then a swim in the cold cave waters subtlety light so you are swimming in near dark conditions with stalegmites and stalegtites all around you a totally wierd experience not to be missed

Thank philberry636
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was Fantastic 2.5 to 3 hour journey through the caves. You are supplied a wet suit, life jacket and a helmet with head lamp for the tour. Basically an underground river in a mostly Limestone area. The stalactites and stalagmites are amazing and get...More

Thank John_R_Day
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Drove there on a whim as bad weather was forecast. Turned out to be an awesome trip. There were 6 people in our group, our guide was wonderful. The tour is definitely worth the $67 US we paid per person. The only downside is the...More

Thank Sylvia K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did a combo tour of Tulum & Rio Secreto. For some super lucky reason, no one else was in our group - it was just me and my boyfriend even though we didn't pay for or request a private tour. Tulum was neat, we...More

Thank Curiosity319379
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must if you are visiting Cancun, the underground caves which are miles and miles long which I learned from our guide Fernando who was very knowledgeable about the caves and it’s history. stalactites and stalagmites were breathtaking. So if you only do...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Magical. You can't believe what your eyes are seeing because it seems surreal. Definitely recommend it to anyone interested in geology, history, exploring new things!

1  Thank AuntyAngel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a large family trip to Cancun, Mexico last March Break, my dad, brother and I checked out the caves located in Rio Secreto National Park. What an amazing experience we had!! We took a cab from our hotel, Moon Palace Cancun. It was about...More

1  Thank TorandJenn
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