Dive Type: Reef Dive
Typical Depth Range: 10 to 100
Expertise Required: Novice to
the most beautiful reefs in all of Florida,
Molasses reef was named for a sunken ship which
carried barrels of Molasses. It is one of the
most visited dive sites in the U.S. and possibly
the world. Molasses has it all, beautiful
corals, innumerable fish, and various other
points of interest including an old ships winch
walls and ridges are home for many varieties of
sea-life including barracuda, moray eels, parrot
fish, turtles, rays and an occasionally nurse
sharks. Look for magnificent brain coral,
massive star coral and Christmas tree worms.
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Molasses is so delightful you can begin to
believe you are diving in a populated Disney
theme park, it is then a sighting of a nurse
shark brings you back to reality…..and the fact
that lunch won’t set you back $20! This is a
dive you won’t soon forget.