The most dangerous beaches in the world

Sea, sun, warm sand. There is nothing better than lying on the beach sipping a fruit cocktail, and then throwing yourself into the cool water and swimming to exhaustion. Yes, a beach vacation is truly the perfect vacation, but on some beaches, it may be your last.

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The most dangerous beaches in the world

1. Reunion Island gained its reputation as the most dangerous island due to shark attacks. Since 2011, 20 attacks and seven deaths have been recorded in the waters of the island. According to statistics, 13% of all deadly shark attacks in the world have occurred around this island.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

2. Fraser Island, Australia. The beaches of Fraser Island are closed for swimming. But if you decide to splash in the warm sea, then be prepared to fend off sharks and jellyfish. And in the depths of the island, dangerous spiders are waiting for you.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

3. Gansbaai, South Africa. A few kilometers from the coast is the so-called "Shark Alley", a small canal in which a huge number of fur seals live. There is nothing dangerous about seals other than the fact that they attract great white sharks. But if you are desperate, then you can use the cage diving service to face the sharks head to head.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

4. Shenzhen, China. There are so many people on this beach that you can easily lose sight of who you came to swim with. This is what causes children to die from drowning.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

5. Queensland and the entire northern territory of Australia. Every year, between October and April, huge numbers of box jellyfish are forced to close hundreds of beaches across northern Australia. Box jellyfish are among the most venomous creatures on Earth and have been implicated in at least 70 deaths since 1883. A jellyfish bite causes excruciating pain, so intense that some victims die of painful shock before reaching the shore.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

6. County Volusi, Florida. Volusi beaches are also prone to shark attacks. But this is not what makes the beaches of the county dangerous. From 1997 to 2006, there were 71 deaths from lightning strikes on the beaches of Volusi.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

7. Chowpatty Beach, India. Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai has long had a reputation as one of the most polluted in the world. The sea here is completely unsuitable for swimming.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

8. Copacabana Beach, Brazil. On this beach, you shouldn't be afraid of shark attacks. Crimes are of great danger here. Theft and robbery are common on this beach.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

9. Bikini Atoll, US Marshall Islands. The UNESCO World Heritage Foundation has put this beach on the list of the most dangerous for two reasons: radiation and sharks. A total of 67 nuclear tests were carried out. And although the islands were declared safe in 1997, if you want to visit them, buy a good dosimeter first and check everything you come across with it. Better yet, choose a different vacation spot.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

10. Red Triangle, California. 11% of all recorded shark attacks on humans occurred here.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

11. Playa Zipolite, Mexico. The word Zipolite is said to mean "beach of the dead". This small but visited beach is very popular with nudists. The beach is also notorious for its rip currents. True, in 1995, a team of volunteer rescuers was constantly on duty on the beach and the beach became much safer.

The most dangerous beaches in the world

12. Beaches of the Amazon, Brazil. The waters of the Amazon are teeming with piranhas, anacondas, crocodiles, and electric eels.

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