Shallow Reefs

Davis Reef
Davis Reef

(15-30 feet) Davis Reef is essentially a shallow ledge teeming with marine life from several resident green moray eels to many varieties of tropical fish. It is a favorite sleeping area for turtles and easy to navigate so it makes for excellent night dive.

Pillar Coral
Pillar Coral

(15-25 feet) The abundance of pillar coral is what gave this reef its name. Home to a wide variety of marine life from angel fish to eels and turtles, if you venture out into the sand just off the reef you will find more queen conch shells than you can count.

Average Depth Reefs

Pleasure Reef
Pleasure Reef

(25-30 feet) Pleasure Reef is just that, a pleasure! With literally clouds of colorful schooling fish, it is also a popular hang-out for nurse sharks, large schools of midnight parrot fish and eels. Slate's shark dives are done at pleasure reef because of its friendly sharks, it is also a fantastic reef for spear fisherman.

Snapper Ledge
Snapper Ledge

(18-25 feet) Extremely large schools of grunts, snappers tend to congregate year round what is known as Snapper Ledge. The other popular land mark on this site huge Brain Coral, in pristine condition, just off to the west side of the ledge. You are also likely to see nurse sharks, lobster, a few resident green moray eels, sting rays off in the sand and a wide variety of parrot fish.

Deep Reefs

Molasses Reef
Molasses Reef

(15-70 feet) The "Big Mo". Probably one of the most famous reefs in the Keys. Located within the Coral Reef State Park,it's a maze of coral channels and canyons that are populated with a wide diversity of marine life. Large pelagics, such as turtles and potted eagle rays are frequent visitors.

Crocker Wall
Crocker Wall

(40-90 feet) Crocker wall is a gently sloping reef that bottoms out around 90 feet. It is the home to many barrel sponges, gorgonians, large coral heads and lots of tropical fish. You may even see a turtle or an eagle ray pass by.