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Featuring colorful marine life, Molasses Reef is one of Florida's prime diving and snorkeling locations. The depths of this elaborate reef complex range from 3 m (10 ft) to 30 m (100 ft). While smaller depths allow you to enjoy underwater views with snorkeling equipment, the deeper sections are excellent for drift diving. The long-running protection and conservation programs have kept the reef a secure ecosystem. You can see brain coral, star coral, lobsters, eels, turtles, and a wide selection of fish, including nurse sharks, and rays. You also can see remnants of ships that sunk on the ocean floor. Be sure to follow the instructions of Coast Guard officers who patrol the area, and don't interfere with the wildlife. Put Molasses Reef on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Key Largo online travel route builder.
Molasses Reef reviews
amazing like swimming in aquarium crystal clear water tons of fish corral our first time and can't wait to scuba dive here again
amazing like swimming in aquarium crystal clear water tons of fish corral our first time and can't wait to scuba dive here again more »
Loved this reef. Not too deep, nice and colorful, teeming with fish, sharks, turtles, lots to see! Ask your dive shop where the goliath Grouper is!
Loved this reef. Not too deep, nice and colorful, teeming with fish, sharks, turtles, lots to see! Ask your dive shop where the goliath Grouper is! more »
What an amazing and fantastic Reef to snorkel, and there are a ton of fish and different types of coral. The kids really enjoy these somewhat shallow reefs to snorkel and swim around. Really had a great time out here. The waters are clear and beautiful and the buoys make it easy to hook up near the reef.
Beautiful reef with lots to explore and plenty of sea life. Go early, very popular destination for charters. Sadly, run out of battery, can't show more of the reef.
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