Wellwood Wreckage Area Molasses Reef

Reef Diving in Key Largo with Sail Fish Scuba

Wellwood Wreckage Area Molasses Reef is the shallower North West End of the World Famous Molasses Reef. It is named this due to the M/V Wellwood a 400 foot long freighter who ran aground here in 1984.

Wellwood Wreckage Area Molasses Reef Dive Site Description

M/V Wellwood in 1984 ran aground at this location on the North West End of Molasses Reef causing the most extensive damage to this reef it had ever seen. The shipping company was sued and forced to pay to repair the reef. Since 1984 many organizations worked to rebuild this area and it is not by far some of the prettiest parts of Molasses Reef.

Max. dive depth:
• 42′

Wellwood Wreckage Area Molasses Reef Additional Information

Max depth 42 feet deep and shallowest on top of the reef only 11 feet deep. This makes this site very good for snorkeling, scuba training dives, and for certified divers alike. 

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Wellwood Wreckage Area Molasses Reef in Key Largo