Sharks, Snakes, Crocodiles and Even Lava: These Are The Most Dangerous Beaches In The World

Some offer nice postcards of sand and sea, but it is better to avoid the dip.

Whether by shark attacks, jellyfish and crocodiles recorded over the years by strong currents which involve taking a dip carefully and close to the shore, or pollution, there are many beaches that make up the list of “the most dangerous in the world.

Here, some of them: you will have to settle for taking a nice photo, but not getting too close to the water.

Smyrna Beach, Florida (United States)

A beautiful beach, very attractive and famous because there are more and more attacks of sharks. It is even known as “the world capital of shark attacks”.

Reunion Island (France)

In the Indian Ocean, the island has a history of shark attacks. Many of them fatal.

Despite this, people arrive for its beautiful coral reefs, volcanoes and whales. Before 2011 there were 12 surf schools, but today there are only 1. It is that in the last 5 years there have been 20 deadly shark attacks on surfers.

Among the reasons for the increase in the attacks, there are those who maintain that it is due to the creation of a marine reserve: the shark population increased so much that they did not reach the food of the area and that is why they approach the shore.

Brevard County, Florida (United States)

It is famous for its strong currents. With 10 dead in 2013, they say that here the currents drag even the most expert swimmers.

Chowpatty Beach (India)

There are no sharks or dangerous species. The problem with this beach is in the waste that implies a risk to health. Despite this, many people bathe in its waters during the celebrations in honour of Ganesh Chaturthi

Kilauea, Hawaii (United States)

The lava of Kilauea volcano flows dangerously towards the ocean for 25 years. For that reason, they advise against swimming in these waters.

Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (Micronesia)

Between 1946 and 1953, this area was evacuated by the United States government to conduct nuclear weapons tests.

The truth is that there are no animals that endanger the human being who wants to bathe: the dangerous thing about these islands is the residual radioactive contamination that affects the environment. In 1997 the site was declared safe and free of radiation, but many do not dare to set foot.

North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii (United States)

It is no longer a matter of lava but of sharks: in this part of Hawaii there are many tiger sharks and Galapagos sharks.

Long Beach Island, New Jersey (United States)

In these waters is the white shark, one of the most dangerous in the world. Better not to get away from the shore.

West End, Grand Bahama Island (Bahamas)

They say that its waters concentrate one of the largest quantities of sharks, including the tiger shark. While many attacks were not reported, it is still a place to be careful.

Fraser Island (Australia)

Poisonous jellyfish and large sharks make these beaches, near Brisbane, Queensland, among the most dangerous.

And out of the water, the danger does not end: there are snakes and spiders that add one more reason to travel to other places.

Gansbaai (South Africa)

It is a beach where swimming is prohibited. The waters off its coast are plagued by white sharks that arrive in search of the seals that are concentrated in a large colony.

The only ones that get involved are the adventurers who pay to have a close (and terrifying) experience to see a shark in full action: they get into cages, they see them up close and they are not in danger of being devoured by a big bite.

Zipolite (Mexico)

It is in the south of the country, on the Pacific and in the region of Oaxaca. There are no sharks or poisonous animals, but it has very strong currents. That is why it is advised not to go too far. Even, its name means “The beach of the dead”.

the most dangerous beaches in the world

Recife (Brazil)

There are bull sharks. From 1992 until now there were 50 attacks. There are even signs that warn about the danger of swimming in its waters. They say that among the reasons for the increase in these events is related to uncontrolled fishing and the destruction of the ecosystem.

Repulse Bay (Hong Kong)

With that name, what else you can be expected. Located in the southern district of the city, in an area known for its luxury apartments and relaxed atmosphere, the beach, however, is not to get involved. Or at least, you have to think twice because you have a lot of waste in the sea.

Alter do Chão (Brazil)

It is a fluvial beach in the Pará region. It has white sand beaches, but in the Amazon River there are often piranhas, so it is not good to bathe or put your hand in the water.

Cable Beach (Australia)

In Western Australia, Cable Beach is 22 kilometres of white sand washed by undreamed waters, blue and turquoise.

For the postcard that gives to the sight, it could be the perfect vacation destination.

But there are crocodiles up to 4 meters swimming in the area. Better to stay away and take pictures outside the water.

Virginia Beach (United States)

It is not the right place to take a little siesta lulled by the sea: there are wild foxes in the area.


Source: Clarin Travels