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Molasses Reef

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Glass bottom boat to Molasses ref

Informative but it was pretty choppy the day we went out. We saw lots of different tropical fish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Augustine, Florida
Lots of FISH!

We took a glass bottom boat out to this reef. The fish were abundant. so glad to see living corals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Naples, Florida
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Two ships deliberately sunk in 1987 to provide artificial reefs for experienced divers.
Key Largo, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative but it was pretty choppy the day we went out. We saw lots of different tropical fish and the reef. it wasn’t as colorful as we hoped it would be.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thetraveler4819
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a glass bottom boat out to this reef. The fish were abundant. so glad to see living corals, too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SunniBWR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most reading this will be on a chartered boat. This review is for boaters/fishers/divers. We tow our boat from Maryland to enjoy boating/diving for our vacation. Molasses reef has many, MANY, places to hook up. Diving or snorkeling is great here. There is one buoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful corals and sponges and creatures galore! Up close with a grazing sea turtle, reef and nurse shark encounters, box fish, scorpion fish, lion fish, massive barracudas, and tons of colorful fish ... Diving Molasses Reef rocks🎸

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pjurn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You see nice coral and fish, but nothing too exciting on our visit. Wish there was some wreckage shown during trip. Did not see any turtles or sharks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BobVDE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reef was ok. We saw nurse shark, turtles, fish, eel, and lots of fans. Water temp was perfect. Water had 100' visibility.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David45645
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Molasses reef is my idea of a quintessential tropical reef, There is so much to see here with abundant fish and all kinds of coral including some large Brain Coral. This is a nice easy shallow dive so no rush and plenty of time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went with Rainbow Reef Dive Charters. They have the number one dive operation in the Keys for a reason! Their guides know just where to go to give you the best views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elvis G
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Molasses Reef has suffered a lot in the past hurricanes and from other issues. The staghorn corals I remember from years ago are broken white dead piles on the ocean floor. It's sad to see this devastation happening! We need to take better care of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lm4125
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I have been diving this reef for over 45 years and though it is not as beautiful as it was back then, it is still one of the most beautiful off Key Largo. If people would just look and not touch if would last longer....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandra P
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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