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Molasses Reef

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Holy Molasses!!!

Went with Rainbow Reef Dive Center to do advanced open water dive certifications, dive this reef... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom R
Centerville, Ohio
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Still an awesome reef

Marked well with mooring balls and a beautiful site. Weekend crowds are many but weekdays are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Two ships deliberately sunk in 1987 to provide artificial reefs for experienced divers.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with Rainbow Reef Dive Center to do advanced open water dive certifications, dive this reef and loved it!!! Plenty of varieties of fish, corals and other sea life. Definitely recommend diving this reef and Dive company

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marked well with mooring balls and a beautiful site. Weekend crowds are many but weekdays are sweet. Get there early and stay late.

Thank travelercw2016
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a nice reef to dive. There are some swim thoughs, lots of fish and a good bit of coral. A lot of the reef was brown but there was a good bit of new growth.

Thank joynerk
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great place to dive. However it is very crowded lot of divers from all the dive companies around. The reef is in great shape and alot of wildlife to see. We saw eagle rays and a bull shark

Thank 220kestasp
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great dives unless its windy, then it can turn into a washing machine. So much sea life, sharks, rays, lobster, many kinds of fish. A must see!!

Thank Jaana B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had an enjoyable drift dive along Molasses Reef. This site offers colorful corals, many varieties of tropical fish, sharks and turtles, the water temp was perfect. The current was swift on our dive, we traveled over a mile. Would love to dive there again!

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

First time snorkeling, what amazing creations to see. So beautiful and calming. Reef fish, shark, coral.... Loved all of the sea turtles on shallow side of the reef marker. Amazing crystal clear water. To fully appreciate your trip to the Keys, you must get away...More

Thank supermyer
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Whether snorkeling, diving or taking a tour on a glass bottom boat, this reef is a natural and national treasure. We took the Key Largo Princess Glass Bottom Boat out to the reef. About a 45 minute ride to the reef from the Holiday Inn...More

Thank mttaylor9
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Dove it through Conch Republic Divers (also HIGHLY recommend) Lots to see, nice easy (our day) dive. Not deep but a really good place where new divers can build confidence and experience the underwater world first hand.

Thank John K
Reviewed 22 August 2018

My son and I went on a diving trip with Rainbow Reef, doing 6 dives in 30 hours, and on the last trip we did 2 dives at Molasses Reef, by far the best spot we visited in our 2 day marathon! Moved across a...More

Thank JohnSue2018
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25 June 2017|
Response from DutchLace | Reviewed this property |
Look at Molasses Reef, we posted 3 of them from that reef. Posted picture on a different date.
24 April 2016|
Response from jwhill45 | Reviewed this property |
I would look into Ocean Divers out of Key Largo. I just used them this past February. They were professional, friendly snd well organized. They have the newest and fastest boats in the keys. Thier new boats and location... More
18 May 2015|
Response from KeyWestDiverJon | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Molasses Reef has many spots where the coral comes within a few feet of the surface, and in spots the coral is breaching the surface. Ocean Divers has reef trips every day and some spots are specific for... More