The rock is large and conspicuous and easily recognised. It is just offshore and south of Miller’s Point.
This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2004). A permit is required. Boat Rock itself, and much of the contiguous reef is outside the Castle Rocks Restricted Zone, but the southern parts of the reef and Festival Pinnacle are within the restricted zone. The broken yellow line on the map indicates the position of the border.
These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public and are known dive locations to the locals from in and around the area, please respect their local fauna and flora, remember limit your catch and don’t catch your limit.