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.
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Beautiful reefs and friendly crew. Definitely worth the trip and looking forward to coming back soon!
Beautiful reefs and friendly crew. Definitely worth the trip and looking forward to coming back soon! more »
We dove several reefs along Key Largo. Although it is often the busiest reef, for a reason, Molasses Reef has the most abundant fish life.
We dove several reefs along Key Largo. Although it is often the busiest reef, for a reason, Molasses Reef has the most abundant fish life. more »
Excellent for snorkeling and shallower diving. Lots to see on the reef. Many characters frequent here also.
The Perfect Diving Day! Spectacular!
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