The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Kilauea, Hawaii The black sand beaches of Kilauea look pretty cool, but the nearby active volcano has been erupting continuously for 35 years and spewing lava in the surrounding area. This means the water temperature here can rise to a whopping 110 degrees. Hot! Advertisements

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Washington shootings leave 5 dead, 3 in custody amid search for ‘extremely dangerous’ suspect

Authorities in Washington state launched a dragnet for a man considered to be “extremely dangerous” after shootings at multiple locations on the Yakama Reservation left five dead and several arrested. The Yakama Nation said on Facebook that James Cloud, 35, was sought in connection with the shootings that took place late Saturday around the community […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Staithes Beach, UK Surfers might be attracted to the giant waves at Yorkshire’s Staithes Beach, but they’ll be less keen on the contents of its water. The beach repeatedly makes the EU’s ‘swimming prohibited’ list because of all the pollutants in the area. According to the BBC, the main reason for the high pollution levels […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Fraser Island, Australia Famous for its eco-tourism, Fraser Island attracts adventure-seekers from all over the world. But the beach conditions are unpredictable, and attacks by the island’s dingo population have resulted in deaths. Visitors are instructed to avoid running down sand dunes and diving into lakes. Area officials also suggest folks avoid swimming on the […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai Overwhelming pollution puts Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai on this list: Waste and debris cloud the waters and shoreline. To add insult to injury, a ship sank in the area in 2011 spilling 60,000 metric tons of coal.

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Playa Zipolite, Mexico When a place’s nickname is the ‘Beach of Death,’ you’ll want to think twice about visiting. Playa Zipolite looks like a stunning oasis, but its waters boast strong and potentially fatal undercurrents. Thanks to the beach’s growing popularity a special lifeguard team has been put in place; still, you may want to […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Cape Tribulation, Australia. If you want to swim the waters of the aptly named Cape Tribulation, Cape-Trib.com suggests you wear a ‘stinger suit’ as the area is home to a lot of stinging jellyfish. Saltwater crocodiles are also prevalent; the locals advise visitors stay away from swimming in the mouths of rivers. If that’s not […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

New Smyrna Beach, Florida It’s known as the shark attack capital of the world: In 2017, University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File recorded nine shark bites for the year, down from 15 in 2016. While that sounds like good news, it still puts New Smyrna Beach-goers at more risk for shark attacks than anywhere […]

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#13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

13. Hanakapiai Beach, Hawaii The stunning two-mile hike to Hanakapiai Beach on the island of Kauai proves that looks can be deceiving. While the destination may look like paradise, that water holds incredibly strong rip currents. The trail sign keeps an updated tally of the number of deaths stemming from visitors who chose to forego […]

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