The Most Shark-Infested Waters in the World

Sennen Cove, United Kingdom

People often see basking sharks along this one-mile stretch of beach. These sharks can be up to 40 feet long and up to 10,000 pounds. 

New Smyrna Beach, Florida

The International Shark Attack File (ISAF) says that Florida has more shark strikes than any other state or country in the world every year.

Bondi Beach, Australia

According to Chapman's study, Australia has the second-highest number of shark bites that were not provoked in the world. Attacks are also on the rise over the long run.

Isla Mujeres, Mexico

There are big groups of gentle whale sharks that travel through the water off of Isla Mujeres from May to September. 

Réunion Island, Indian Ocean

There haven't been many shark attacks on Réunion Island, a French island off the coast of Madagascar, but there have been a lot more in the last ten years.

Gansbaai, South Africa

Gansbaai is a fishing town in the Western Cape of South Africa. It has become a famous tourist spot for people who want to cage-dive with Great White sharks. 

La Jolla Shores, California

The shallow water near La Jolla Shores in San Diego County, California, is a great place to swim with leopard sharks because the water is warmer than normal and the sharks are very calm.