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“Gooddiving site” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Molasses Reef

Molasses Reef
Key Largo, FL
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Key Largo
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Scuba diving
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Owner description: Two ships deliberately sunk in 1987 to provide artificial reefs for experienced divers.
Finland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Gooddiving site”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Molasses reef was interesting diving site with reasonably lot to see. We went to the winch site, which was great with parts of the winch and anchor chain still visible.

Rays, eels and turtles were present with plenty of fishes present.

Visited November 2012
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Scuba Dive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

One of the most beautiful reefs in the world to dive! You never know whats around the next finger and the viz is fantastic.

Visited November 2012
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great dive site”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This site is ideal for beginners, those needing reintroducing to scuba or those wanting to see lots of life. Shallow, easy and fun

Visited October 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great Shallow Reef!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

What a great dive on a shallow reef! Tons of fish, lobsters, rays, etc. Easy dive, the max depth was ~35 ft. No current, good visibility, but this was right after hurrican Sandy, so there was some haze in the water. I would highly recommend this site, esp. the aquarium part of the reef. It literally feels like you are swimming in an acquarium!

Visited November 2012
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ft.lauderdale, fla.
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“glassbottom boat ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

glassbottome boat takes you over this reef beautiful beautiful-looks like a great place to snorkel or dive

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