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Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves

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See the Rio Secreto underground river and crystal caves on this guided tour. You’ll swim or wade in the underground pools and marvel at the crystals and stalagmites without worrying about getting lost, thanks to your guide. Your excursion includes a hotel pickup, safety briefing, use of equipment, lunch, and time to explore the nature preserve.
You'll start at
Río Secreto
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  • 1
    Rio Secreto
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Rio Secreto
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Río Secreto
Río Secreto, Quintana Roo, MexicoRio Secreto is located near to Playa del Carmen.
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  • Explore the Rio Secreto underground river and crystal caves with a guide
  • Equipment and lunch is included 
  • Tour includes the use of showers and time to explore the nature preserve
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from most Cancun and Playa Mujeres hotels
What to Expect
Get picked up at your Cancun or Playa Mujeres hotel, or choose to meet directly at the Rio Secreto Nature Preserve. At the preserve, listen to your guide give a safety briefing. Don your equipment, including a hard hat, lamp, wet suit, life vest, and water shoes. Head underground with your guide and make your way past the floor and ceiling crystal formations. Walk along the designated path or swim and wade through the underground river. Move along with the river, and view the colors and mineral forms that lie all around it. Exit the cave and opt for a shower. Enjoy a buffet lunch and spend some time exploring the nature preserve or relaxing. Finish the tour with a ride back to your hotel or Plaza Kukulcan.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Río Secreto, Quintana Roo, Mexico
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Use of all necessary equipment (wet suit, hard hat, water shoes, life vest)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Lunch
  • Lockers and towels
  • Entry/Admission - Rio Secreto
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Passengers must weigh less than 250 pounds (113 kg)
  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Cancun Vacation Experts
Excellent Adventure and Education!
Amazing day at Rio Secreto! The 1.5 hour cave tour is amazing. I advise using the walking stick, it helps navigate
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic experience
An excellent experience! We were not originally supposed to do this tour but our operator mucked up the original
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Mark S
Kelowna, Canada
You don't need this
When we go there the line was about 2 minutes long. Entry is 80 pesos and bike rental is another 60 and we'll
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Steve M
Very responsive, very friendly and informative
Really enjoyed the day with Pino, our private driver. He took us to the amazing Chichen-Itza, and got the tickets
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Awesome Trip!
This cruise was so much fun! The crew was very energetic and made sure the drinks were flowing! If you're looking
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The experience was so nice. It was a group of 6 and we all had a blast. The most lit boat in the water. The
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Great tour!
We had a wonderful time and came away from the day with a greater understanding of the amazing Mayan culture and
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Alisha D
Lovely tour guide (Hugo) and experience!
What an amazing site to see and our tour guide Hugo was excellent at answering all our questions and making the
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Ms. Barrett
A must see for everyone who visits Cancun. I have visited caves in New Zealand Australia Vietnam and China and I
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so worth it , dont miss it
super time , out italian tour guide was super , knew everything and was so great leading us through the caves , no
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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