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Molasses Reef

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Address: Key Largo, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-451-6322
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Two ships deliberately sunk in 1987 to provide artificial reefs for...

Two ships deliberately sunk in 1987 to provide artificial reefs for experienced divers.

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Healthy Coral

Healthy Coral & tons of schools of fish. We saw turtles, barracuda, trumpets, white tips & nurse sharks & much more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ChristopherKathleen
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Parkville, Maryland
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Parkville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Healthy Coral & tons of schools of fish. We saw turtles, barracuda, trumpets, white tips & nurse sharks & much more

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Thank ChristopherKathleen
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw everything that molasses reef. We saw sharks, we saw stingrays, we saw beautiful coral and huge schools of fish.

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Thank Kenmoore44
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw sharks, eels, barracuda, turtles and lots of colorful fish! There are different dives sites, we did two of them and had a great time!

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Thank Alfred M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have dived Molasses Reef a few times and really enjoy the fish and coral in the area. One of the rare places in the US where you can see such beauty!

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Thank David W
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the reef by way of glass bottom boat. I was a little disappointed not to see more colorful fish, but the corals were very impressive. From our path, we were not able to see any ship wreckage.

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Thank Marybeth C
Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great snorkeling area with beautiful corals and tropical fishes, baracudas etc. I ran into a 8' very friendly nurse shark. Other people in our snorkeling boat spotted a ray.

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Thank Alain_Farhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Molasses Reef 5 years in a row through Sea Dweller's Dive shop (HIGHLY RECOMMEND) and never tire of the variety of sea life. A nice shallow dive that won't disappoint!

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Painesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best place to snorkel in FL. This reef has plenty of area to snorkel and see you many fish, eel, turtles and sharks.

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Thank margrock12
Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went out with Rainbow Reef dive center and have a super awesome time with the boat and the diving was perfect

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a relaxed dive that is not too deep or challenging, the Molasses Reef area is great. Plenty of sea life around to see and enjoy such as moray eels, turtles, many species of fish, and spiny lobster. I dove this site plenty of times with Rainbow Reef and had a great time every time.

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