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Rio Secreto: Underground River Tour with Optional Transfers

3 hrs 30 mins
Guided Tour
Transfers Included
Hotel Pickup
Meals Included

Gasp at one of the most dramatic mineral formations in the world on this Rio Secreto Underground river tour, a hidden gem of the Yucatan Peninsula!


  • Explore the depths of a magical river found deep below Quintana Roo on this excursion
  • This underground river tour is a must-try for lovers of history, geology, and nature
  • An expert guide will lead the way, ushering you with age-old facts about this geological wonder
  • Enjoy a private tour with no more than 10 guests in your group
  • Don your specialized gear and walk and swim through mineral-rich waters
  • Marvel at the sight of calcified stalactites and stalagmites lining your 600-meter route
  • Post-tour, kick back and relax in the middle of the jungle with delicious snacks and drinks
  • Upgrade your ticket to include convenient hotel transfers from Cancun or Riviera Maya


  • 3.5-hr underground guided tour
  • Access to the Nature Reserve
  • Small tour group (max 10 guests)
  • Expert tour guide
  • Wetsuit, life jacket, helmet with lap, towels
  • Access to lockers
  • Regional buffet with non-alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel transfers (Optional)


  • Gratuities

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

your experience

In the surreal locale near Playa del Carmen, find yourself enveloped in million-year-old natural history as you hike and swim your way through the Rio Secreto underground river. This is the Yucatan Peninsula’s hidden gem, tucked below Quintana Roo. As you swim amid thousands of stalagmites and stalactites, learn about the river’s geology and wonders from your tour guide. This spectacular subterranean river boasts over 12 kilometers of breathtaking semi-sunken caves. Throw on your specialized gear, and follow your tour guide on a journey through the magical natural reserve. After you walk through mineral-rich waters, it’s time to unwind for the day. Munch on delicious snacks, sip on refreshing drinks, and kick back on a traditional hammock in the middle of the jungle!

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Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Tour Only
  • Tour from Riviera Maya
  • Tour from Cancún

COVID Safety Measures

  • All guests must wear masks during your tour
  • Contactless ticket redemption is in place
  • Hand sanitizer and temperature checks are available upon request
  • All high-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected before and after use
  • Vehicles and venues are cleaned with disinfectant thoroughly
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Important Information

  • Children aged 3yrs and below may not participate in this activity
  • Guests must weigh less than 250 pounds (120 kgs)
  • This tour is not suitable for those with limited mobility


Daily at 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 Noon & 1 PM

Discounted Tickets

Ages 3yrs and below may not participate in this tour. Ages 4-12yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry valid photo IDs)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly
  • Please print your voucher and display it with a valid photo ID to your tour guide
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification

Meeting Point (For TOUR ONLY)

  • Meet your tour guide at Río Secreto
  • Address: Carretera Federal Libre Chetumal – Puerto Juárez Km 283.5, Ejido Sur, 77712 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, México

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Hotel Transfers

  • If you wish to be picked up and dropped off at your hotel in Mexico (Cancún or Riviera Maya), select the ticket option with hotel transfers
  • On the day of your tour, you will be expected to report at your hotel lobby 10-15 min prior to your scheduled departure
  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel
  • Your Headout host will be waiting for you here


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