The 8 Most Dangerous Beaches In the World 

Here are some of the world's most dangerous beaches and their hazards:  

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Known as the "shark bite capital of the world," this beach experiences numerous shark attacks annually (A-Z Animals, Outdoors with Bear Grylls).  

New Smyrna Beach, FL   

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At this beach, you may encounter saltwater crocodiles and poisonous box jellyfish (A-Z Animals, Outdoors with Bear Grylls).  

Cape Tribulation, Australia   

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High pollution levels, including waste and debris, render this beach hazardous for swimming (Reader's Digest, A-Z Animals).  

Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai 

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Rip currents have caused countless drownings on this beach, making it one of the most dangerous in Hawaii (A-Z Animals, Outdoors with Bear Grylls).  

Hawaii's Hanakapiai Beach   

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This beach is notorious for unexpected circumstances and dingo assaults (Reader's Digest, Outdoors with Bear Grylls).  

Fraser Island, Australia   

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The waterways are home to deadly creatures including piranhas, anacondas, and electric eels, and crime is prevalent (Reader's Digest, A-Z Animals).  

South American Amazon Beaches   

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This coastline accounts for a considerable proportion of great white shark attacks in the US (Far & Wide, Outdoors with Bear Grylls).  

California's Red Triangle   

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High temperatures on black sand beaches near the active Kilauea volcano can be dangerous for swimmers owing to lava flows (Reader's Digest, Outdoors with Bear Grylls).  

Hawaii's Kilauea   

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