Alternative attractions at the world’s most shark-infested beaches

While it’s fun to watch the great whites fly through the air and chomp things to bits from the safety of a living room couch, none of us want to be on the receiving end of those fearsome saltwater smiles.

If you happen to find yourself vacationing at some of the world’s most shark-infested beaches, here are a few recommendations for nearby activities that will keep you out of watery harm’s way.

Text by Chelsea Lin | Photo editing by Mike Hipple

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Mar 24, 2013 2:06PM
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I just returned from S.Africa and cage dove with 12-14 Great White Sharks with White Shark Adventures. Amazing experience and part of the world. We were within 2 feet of these man eating sharks that ranged from 3 to over 5 meters BIG!!!! Another check off the bucket list....YOLO
Mar 24, 2013 12:17PM
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hey, there's also the boardwalk in daytona to visit and the speedway  and the parks in town to visit, this is my hometown and i try to visit it once a year to see my family,usually in early spring or early fall so i don't get sunburned or have to combat heat exhaustion,lol.
Mar 24, 2013 11:22AM
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Here's the deal.  Those sharks didn't invade you! You went to their house, and they don't give permission to come visit. And it kind of pisses them off!  Sharks???  Admire their home from a distance, stay on the beach! 
Aug 27, 2012 6:54PM
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So I think the best thing to do for the Hog Fram in Katy Texas is to contunie to have pig races but It think it all about the Muslins HATING pig whis is a heated hate Crime !!!
Aug 26, 2012 9:38PM
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Just got done reading about a hiker killed in alaska by a bear while hiking in the wilderness,and just thought I'd add my two most important wildlife rues here also.

 1. Never go into the woods without your shotgun or .357 magnum.

 2. Never go into the ocean without a nuclear submarine.

If you live by these rules you will never be eaten alive by a shark or a bear.I promise!

Aug 26, 2012 9:24PM
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swam in the pacifc in the 70s and 80s  with the sharks comming up and playing like kittens no great whites just little sand sharks!!
Aug 26, 2012 8:59PM
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QUOTE:  "If you happen to find yourself vacationing at some of the world’s most shark-infested beaches, here are a few recommendations. "

 

1.  Stay out of the water.

2.  Go elsewhere for your vacation.

3.  Come to think of it there is no '3.'  1 and 2 cover just about everything!

 

 

Aug 26, 2012 8:42PM
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What to do where sharks live?  Stay the hell away from them! 
Aug 26, 2012 7:01PM
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sharks love out of towner's the best , you don't here about locals getting bit. i live in florida , its always tourist
Aug 26, 2012 5:38PM
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This is news? You have to be kidding me. The most dissappointing thing is I was suckered into 5 seconds of reading this trash.

And talking about trash who gives a flying **** about Snookies little illigitamate bastard? Shes a slob anyway.

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