Molasses Reef is located within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. This is one of the most popular scuba diving locations in the Florida Keys. There are over 30 different marker buoys for boats to anchor on. The depths within Molasses Reef range from 10 feet to over 90 feet on the seaward side. On the surface Molasses Reef is easily identifiable by the 37 foot tall weather tower. Underwater the vast spur and groove reef system is home to over 600 types of marine life, coral, and vegetation. The most well known dives sites within Molasses are Aquarium, Eagle Ray Alley, Spanish Anchor, Winch Hole, Hole In The Wall, North Star, Fire Coral Cave, Molasses Ledge, Coral Canyon, Permit Ledge, Deep North, and Deep South.