Top 10 most dangerous beaches in the world :- Who doesn’t ant to go to beach and enjoy the holiday? Beaches are paradise getaways under the sun, with sand and surf aplenty. But some beaches are just too dangerous that can ruin your vacation or even kill you. here is the list of 10 most dangerous beaches in the world.
Top 10 most dangerous beaches in the world
1. Playa Zipolite – Mexico
Playa Zipolite looks like paradise but it just fools you. The huge waves of water can end up your life. The generating undercurrents are too dangerous that drowns you in the deep sea. So many people have died on this beach that a special lifeguard team have been stationed here, thanks to these heroes the number of drownings has declined over the years.
2. Cape Tribulation, Australia – Dangerous Creatures
Located in northern Queensland, Australia, Cape Tribulation has a name that may serve as a warning for many travelers. The area is home to jellyfish, venomous snakes, crocodiles and cassowaries, perhaps the scariest birds in the world. Cassowaries are large, flightless birds related to emus, and can grow to weigh more than 160 pounds, according to National Geographic. When provoked, cassowaries can be aggressive and capable of inflicting injuries.
3. Kilauea – Hawaii
Hawaii is famous for amazing beaches, big waves, and perfect sunbathing weather but it’s not without it’s dangers. Hawaii also has numerous volcanoes with Mt. Kilauea being the most active. The sand on the Kilauea beach is black from volcanic ash and while it may be an amazing place to visit, there is still the danger of the volcano erupting. Especially when you consider that it has been active since 1983, it should make you think twice about visiting here.
4. Gansbaai, South Africa – Great White Sharks
Gansbaai has been called the “Great White Shark Capital of the World” because of the sheer number of these dangerous predators found lurking off the coast. According to The Telegraph, the sharks are attracted to the area by the colony of 60,000 fur seals living in the small channel of water between Dyer Island and Geyser Rock, also called “Shark Alley.” As dangerous as these waters can be, visitors can safely get up close to these scary creatures by going cage diving with a reputable tour company.
5. Bikini Atoll – US Marshall Islands
Bikini Atoll has a high amount of marine life making it a great place to dive and it has also been made a Unesco World Heritage Site. But despite it’s beauty there are also dangers.
The seas are shark infested and it was once a testing ground for nuclear weapons between 1946 to 1958. Around 20 nuclear bombs were set off on the islands infecting the area with radiation. The government has since declared the area safe but do you still want to visit there?
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6. Schitovaya Bukhta – Russia
Schitovaya Bukhta is known to be one of the greatest surfing spots in the world but unfortunately there are also numerous military facilities based here. Because of this, surfers need to apply for a permit to ride the waves and secondly one of these bases houses old nuclear submarines which leak radiation.
7. Heard Island – Antarctica
While most people prefer a beach with plenty of sunshine some extreme surfers like to visit Heard Island. Being the Antarctic the sea is ice cold but the surfers love the big waves, even if it does often give them hypothermia.
8. Chowpatty Beach – India
Chowpatty Beach is India’s most famous beach but it is also one of the most polluted in the world too. Every year hundreds of Mumbai residents celebrate the Hindu festival of Ganesha Chaturthi on the beach and it’s a tradition to wash their idols of Lord Ganapati in the sea.
But as the waters and beach are so disgusting the chances of catching something here are highly likely.
9. Fraser Island – Australia
Sadly Fraser Island is a paradise that is forbidden to people as the seas are home to dangerous jellyfish and sharks. The beach is just as dangerous too as the island is home to some of the world’s deadliest spiders and a few large crocodiles too. Is this piece of paradise really worth the risk?
10. New Smyrna Beach – Florida
Florida’s New Smyrna Beach, while beautiful, also has a scary reputation. With a recorded 238 attacks, the beach, which part of Volusia County, is also known as the “Shark Attack Capital of the World,” according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Volusia County has a popular surfing spot near New Smyrna Beach, just south of an inlet considered a fertile hunting ground for sharks. Because the surf inhibits visibility, sharks react to splashes like those made by surfers paddling to catch a wave, and bite blindly, reported the Miami Hearld.
Hope you like our listing of top 10 most dangerous beaches in the world. Which beach you think is most dangerous that you visit? comment your answers bellow!!