Rio Secreto, Playa del Carmen

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  • Es muy bonito se recoomienda el precio medio caro, pero el recorrido es bueno . Lo unico malo que no se pueden entrar camaras y las fotos que te toman son muy caras como para comprarlas , pero para co...  more »
  • Under ground cavern to walk and swim, very delicate environment, hope is not destroyed soon due to abuse, lunch is mediocre, guides are very good. If you can bring your own water shoes bring them, wha...  more »
  • Una experiencia única, nos encanto todo el recorrido. El guia (yayo) fue muy amable se notaba mucho entrenamiento explico todo muy bien y respondio a todas nuestras preguntas. Y la fotografa (fanny) t...  more »
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  • I was very skeptical about doing this under ground cave activity. Especially, being 6 feet tall and a heavy guy. i read lot of reviews and finally decided to go. Our guide, Nadia was very knowledgeable. We did enjoy going through caves and swimming in the water. This activity does require a basic knowledge of swimming. One thing that could have been better was, that the group size was 9-10 people. So in instances where the guide was talking and walking, it was a little difficult to hear . Although, guide made every effort to rotate people in line so no one person is first always. Also, one fair disclaimer, there were pictures that rocks are shinning. That is if you are luck to have so much calcium deposits. We went in December and there was minimal reflection. Overall, I do recommend this adventure. They are very kid friendly too. Other groups with kids also had fun.
  • We just returned from our cruise and Rio secrets was the highlight!! By far the best excursion we have done with any cruise. Our guide Miguel was very funny and made us feel like family. You go really deep into the caves and explore the beautiful terrain. Definitely recommend taking a walking stick. I don't recommend this for guest who can't swim or guest who have problems with balance and claustrophobia. But for everyone else please make sure you book this excursion. Delicious food at the end of the trip. Professional photographer travels the caves with you if you are interested in taking home pictures.
  • Absolutely amazing tour. We took private tour, it was expansive, but it worth it! Also had private dinners. Our guide was Raul - he is fantastic! And super professional photographer! The best tour ever.
  • Fascinating, is the best word to describe Rio Secreto. We went on the Carnival Splendor and booked the Amazing Secret River excursion, it was worth every penny (ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen, bus ride upon arrival from ferry to the location and yummy lunch was all included) Upon arrival you must put all your belongings in a locker, keys and locks are provided at no additional cost, you must shower, put on your gear, wetsuits, watershoes, life vest and helmet with light (all included) - Ones you're ready a Mayan ritual takes place right before entering the cave. Our guide was Gonzo, his passion is contagious, he's friendly, extremely knowledgeable, he made the tour and our time at Rio Secreto great, he even walked us back to the bus, super attentive. I was speechless, Rio Secreto exceeded my expectations, the pictures are gorgeous but this is definitely a must see for yourself adventure.
  • A must go !!! Is truly a sacred experience to walk in the caves.. be aware this is more like an exploration of the caves with the help of a guide... but you are not going to be free swimming like in a cenote.. is a great deal for the price... includes admission, guide, wet suit and food... during the tour in the cave a photographer takes pictures that you can individually purchase or buy the CD...pay in pesos whenever you can...