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“A Great Thing To Do When in Key Largo” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Molasses Reef

Molasses Reef
Ranked #4 of 64 things to do in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Two ships deliberately sunk in 1987 to provide artificial reefs for experienced divers.
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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169 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“A Great Thing To Do When in Key Largo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We took the glass bottom boat from John Pennecamp State Park vs other private offers and we are glad that we did. Great trip over a beautiful reef in a very well maintained and staffed boat. Do not miss this, be sure to use the discount coupons, it pays the admission to the park.

Visited November 2012
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“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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108 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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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“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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49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 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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