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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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

Beautiful look at whats just below the surface. Take a few steps to find yourself in a pitch black hole that gives you an up close look on how stalagmites and stalactites are made, turn off your light, lay back in the water and close...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RonSteve17
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rio Secreto was the best excursion that my boyfriend and I did while we were in Mexico. Be prepared for a good half day of underground exploring in the caves and in the water. The site supplies you with a life jacket, helmet and light,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LucyDia123
Reviewed yesterday

Visited Rio Secreto with my family (2 adults +2 teenagers) on 5. January 2019. It was quite an experience with really amazing stuff to see and learn. Did all the other stuff too on the site and we were all very pleased! Our guide, Roberto...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Casper G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our tour guide was Alondra and she did an amazing job, you can definitely tell she cares a lot about the surrounding area. We had a great time and having a knowledgeable and charismatic tour guide was a huge benefit. I went with 10 other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Femey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This an experience you should not be missing. We want here for 9:00 AM enchanted tour with basic package. Call on the number present on their website to get the best price. Even if you don't know swimming you could still visit and have fun....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Hugo, was awesome! He was very accommodating and ensured we had what we needed for the tour— water shoes, wet suits (if we wanted one), life vests, helmets with head lights, and a walking stick (very necessary!!). Hugo led our group on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Swankysilver
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing place! Seen only one out of four caves so we must come back again! This is one of the things in life every human being should experience! Special shout out to our guide Enrique, he is very knowledgeable about caves history, was very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oksana O
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went with friends, just 2 couples with no kids. We booked through Best Day at our hotel and paired the tour with a trip to Tulum. The price was very good as a package. I will review Tulum separately. Our guide, Raul, was fantastic...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a wonderful tour. This place is amazing and our guide Roberto was excellent. Everything was very well organized and the excellent facilities guaranteed an unforgettable tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family with two preteens, absolutely loved our guide Guille and the knowledge she passed on. An absolutely stunning adventure underground, not strenuous and open to most age groups, some swimming required. Lunch at the end was good as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
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January 2, 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
December 26, 2018|
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Response from 330antoined | Reviewed this property |
Hello The cave is dark and humide U should wear life jacket One place is narrow u should pass between to stalactites to pass to the next place Walking is not easy nor difficult step by step to move forward Age is not a... More