Come and witness the region's most unique natural treasure, a series of caverns connected by underground waterways and awarded as “Mexico and Central America’s Leading Nature Reserve”! Picture yourself in there admiring the breathtaking crystal museum carved by Mother Nature during millions of years. Experience a short ride into the jungle to the Río Secreto Nature Reserve where you’ll be outfitted with a wetsuit, life vest, helmet and a head lamp. Incredible natural formations will meet you around every corner as you walk, wade and swim through the easy 0.37 mile/600 meter route in its crystal clear fresh water. This protected nature reserve, included in the “NAT GEO Top 10 Family Activities” and EarthCheck Silver certified for its good sustainable practices, has astounding stalactites, stalagmites and other formations that will amaze you with their variety and natural splendor.
Your expert guide will inform you about the ancient caverns’ cultural and natural importance as you marvel at the magical subterranean world that until now has remained unexplored for millions of years. After the tour you will taste the local flavors with a delicious snack and beverage. You will have the opportunity to visit, explore and shop in Playa del Carmen and its famous 5th Avenue before the ferry ride to Cozumel. The ferry ride to and from Playa del Carmen is included. This adventure is perfect for all ages and everyone will be amazed as they explore one of the most unique caverns in all of Mexico.
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Note: Participants must be at least 5 years of age. Bring a swimsuit, a change of dry clothes, water shoes and cash or Visa/Mastercard for photos, souvenirs and/or tips. The following items may not be taken inside the cavern: watches, jewelry, photo or video cameras. For safety reasons guests with mobility issues, pregnant women, guests with heart or respiratory conditions and those with back/neck injuries and/or recent surgeries are not allowed to participate. Uneven ground inside the system. Ferry ride across may be rough at times and guests who suffer from motion sickness should take this into account. This tour operates under all weather conditions.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.