The 8 Most Dangerous Beaches In The World

Tamarama Beach

Tamarama is the most dangerous patrolled beach in the whole of New South Wales, and it’s frequently closed to swimmers and surfers.

Second Beach

Spectacular mountains, pristine forests, wild rivers and gorgeous beaches make Port St Johns on South Africa's southeast Indian Ocean coast a special place.

Lamu archipelago

With their powder-soft sand and crystal-clear waters, the beaches of Lamu look fit for holiday paradise.

Camber Sands

A quintessential British seaside escape with rolling sand dunes lining a three-mile (5km) stretch of golden sand, Camber Sands is a popular spot on the East Sussex coast.

Adelaide city beaches

Adelaide's beach suburbs – Glenelg, Henley, Brighton and Semaphore – are an easy trip from the city centre and one of the laid-back region's best assets.

Volusia County beaches

Blessed with year-round sunshine and balmy temperatures, Volusia County’s beaches are some of Florida’s most coveted. New Smyrna and Daytona (pictured) are especially popular.

City of Huntington Beach

The sun-kissed sands of Huntington Beach in California's Orange County are popular all year round with locals and tourists who come here to lounge.

Cable Beach

Renowned for its dramatic sunsets over the Indian Ocean, the 14-mile (22km) Cable Beach is one of Western Australia's most stunning stretches of coastline.