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Malmok Reef

Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Type: Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: A great dive, not just because of the Debbie II wreck but because of ample brain coral and schools of barracuda patrolling the area.
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El Segundo, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Just north of the major hotels and excellent location for snorkeling. Snorkeling is easily accessible right from the beach.

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Toronto
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a great spot to snorkel and see some large school of fish. Not much by way of shade trees or huts but if you go early you may get one. Great spot to chill for a few hours.

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NE Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Get there early and you can get shade. The tours start showing up early. Be sure to try and beat them there. Arrive by 9:00 at the latest. Bring your coolers for a great day. We brought bread along and the fish were practically jumping out of the water .

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

An abundance of fish, eel's, turtles and coral. Great sunlit bottom and light current. Many spectacular coulors and formations.

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Huntington, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Pros: Had open palapa late in the morning hours which was nice. Pretty views around it. Cons: rocky entrance and be careful not to step on mini sea urchins. Snorkeling was better at Boca Catalina and Arashi -- but Malmok is still a nice place to hang.

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Boulder, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

While I was snorkeling and my friend was doing a shore dive from the Malmok Beach at Malmok Reef, twice speed boats towing tubers zoomed dangerously close to the shore where we were. One boat went was between me and the shore and went right over the top of one of the divers who was only a couple feet deep... More

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Holland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I enjoyed my first dive ever at the Malmok Reef. We were able to see a good amount and range of Caribbean fish. It wasn't crowded like you sometimes see on other dive locations.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Wow, what a great place to snorkle. Even though there are many boat trips to chose from ($40-$75) we took a beach walk to Malmok Reef. It took 20 minutes from our hotel. Since the boats show up at around the same time, you can have 100's of people jumping in the water at the same time. Guess what, there's... More

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Forth and final dive location. The reef was full of eels, turtles, and all sorts of other fish. One of the many nice dive options available in Aruba...

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Elkhorn, Nebraska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I expected this reef to be bigger but we did see some turtles, eel, stingrays and many kinds of fish. Fairly shallow dive. This was my first drift dive so be careful you won't finish where you start!

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