The world’s most dangerous beaches

Have you ever been to a beach? Most of you will say yes. Beach is a place everyone would love to visit. Who doesn’t love a vacation at the beach? crystal clear water, white sand beaches and palm trees all around you. But, there are some beaches you should avoid visiting as they are dangerous for some reasons. Today we are talking about the most dangerous beaches. We have listed down 10 beaches. Check out the list of the 10 most dangerous beaches in the world below.

10) Black Sand Beaches of Kilauea, Hawaii

Located in Volcanoes National Park, Black Sand Beaches of Kilauea are beautiful. Hawaii is an island filled with volcanoes. The beaches sit next to one of the world’s most active volcanoes, Mount Kilauea, Kilauea is a currently active shield volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, and the most active of the five volcanoes that together form the island of Hawaii. This volcano has been continuously spewing hot lava into the ocean since 1983. According to the Huffington Post, The temperatures of the water here reach about 110 degrees.

9) Gansbaai Beach, South Africa 

Gansbaai is a fishing town and popular tourist destination in the Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa. In South Africa there are as many beaches that are dangerous because of the sharks. Gansbaai Beach is one of them. Gansbaai is considered the “Great White Shark Capital of the World.” Thousands of Great White Sharks are living in the waters around here.

8) Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai 

Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai is one of the world’s most polluted in the world. The waste and disposal from the entire city is dumped in these waters, so you can imagine the rate at which it is being polluted every day!

7) New Smyrna Beach, Florida

New Smyrna Beach is a Florida city south of Daytona Beach. The beach is famous for its warm climate and great surf. while beautiful, the beach also has a scary reputation.

New Smyrna Beach ranks among beaches with the highest number of shark attacks in the world, with a recorded 238 attacks, and the number is constantly rising.

6) Beaches of the Amazon, South America

Not just sharks. The beaches are dangerous because of electric eels, anacondas, and other deadly sea creatures as well.

The Amazon beaches are home to some of the most deadliest underwater sea animals.

The Amazon’s waters are populated by 2,500 different species of fish, and many scientists believe that there are many more that have not been identified yet.

5) Hanakapiai Beach, Hawaii

When you hear the word Hawaii, It sound like the ideal location for a beach holiday. But there’s one place you should avoid visiting in Hawaii, Hanakapiai Beach. Hanakapiai Beach is a beach in the Hawaiian islands located on Kauai’s Na Pali Coast. This beach is safe from Dangerous animals, but home to the strongest of rip currents. This beach is one of the most dangerous places in the world to go swimming.

Hanakapiai Beach Hawaii

Hanakapiai Beach, Hawaii (Photo: flickr/Garden State Hiker)

4) Tamarama Beach, Australia

Tamarama Beach is a small beach. The beach is one of Sydney’s most dangerous beaches. Actually you call is the most dangerous beach in Sydney. Strong currents and big waves makes this beach dangerous. You can enjoy the view, you can walk. But do not go swimming.

3) Fraser Island, Australia

Snow white sand, crystal clear waters, Fraser Island’s beaches are beautiful. But these beaches are home to deadly saltwater crocodiles, deadly spiders and even dingoes, which have been known to attack children according to the Associated Press. The sea is also infested with sharks and jellyfish.

Fraser Island Australia

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2) Playa Zipolite, Mexico

Located on the southern coast of Oaxaca state in Mexico, Playa Zipolite Also known as “The Beach of the Dead” is one of the deadliest beaches in the world. The beach is popular with backpackers but is also notorious for its dangerous rip currents.

Even though the beach is dangerous it still has a large amount of tourists visiting every year.

1) Cape Tribulation Beach, Australia

Located in northern Queensland, Australia, This beach is a home to box jellyfish, venomous snakes, crocodiles and cassowaries, perhaps the scariest birds in the world.

Cape Tribulation Beach (Photo: flickr/Francesco Scotti)

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