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Full-Day Rio Secreto Small Group Experience in Mexico

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Why we included this experience:

  • Explore Mayan underworld only discovered in 2007
  • Rio secreto is the longest partially flooded cave on the Yucatan
  • See dramatic rock formations and stalactites in this enchanting cave network

Experience description

Discovered only in 2006, this hidden world known as Rio Secreto is a semi-sunken cave system stretching nearly 30km, the longest in the Yucatan Peninsula. Before 2007 virtually no-one had visited it, and even today only small groups pass through, to preserve the intimacy and mystery of this unique experience. You’ll be kitted out with wetsuit and safety equipment, then led by your experienced guide through the caves, sometimes walking, sometimes swimming.

This subterranean land is beautiful, calm and at times eerie, but you’ll have a lamp to illuminate the fragile mineral formations that hold secrets to our planet’s history. After you emerge into daylight again, you’ll enjoy a delicious Mexican lunch in the jungle, take a shower and relax in hammocks before heading back to your hotel.


Highlights:

  • Explore the Rio Secreto underground cave network with experienced professional guides
  • Small groups only
  • See incredible rock formations as you walk and swim through the beautiful caves
  • Relaxed Mexican lunch in the jungle

What's Included:

  • Round-trip air-conditioned transport from hotels in Playa del Carmen or the Mayan Riviera
  • Wetsuit, helmet, life-jacket, wet shoes, lamp
  • Guides
  • Light lunch
  • Towels, bathrooms, showers, hammocks

Good to know:

  • Tour is organized for small groups of up to 10 people, for adults and children at least 4 years old.
  • All participants must be able to walk without assistance and weigh less than 120 kg/250Ibs
  • Loose items of clothing and valuables must be kept inside the lockers provided
  • You must reconfirm your tour at least 48 hours in advance. No refunds for cancellations made 4 days or less prior to your tour, or if you fail to arrive
  • All nature reserve programs operate in all weathers, therefore no refunds will be given due to poor weather conditions
  • If you need to change the date or time of your tour there will be no charge, but it is subject to availability. If you wish to make a change in your reservation, personally contact the reservations center 48 hours prior to the tour date, since the tour cannot accept instructions from third parties, hotels, travel agencies or car rental agencies

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Reviews

Experience reviews: (5)

Anonymous

The Rio Secreto experience was unbelievable. Had never done that before.

Anna Lysakowska

I liked the tour, the place was amazing. The only downside was that we were forbidden to take any cameras and buying some photos from a professional photographer inside was an extra $60.

Kelli

Our Rio Secreto experience was awesome and our guide Francesca was great and very informative. We would do this again!

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Location

Carretera Cancún -Tulum, Xelhá, QROO, Mexico