19 Most Shark Infested Beaches in USA (2023) You Need to Know

Florida may have some stunning coastal towns, but its number of shark attacks compared to other states is off the charts.

So don’t be surprised to see loads of Florida beaches pop up on this list of the 19 most shark-infested waters in the USA.

It may be the beach with the most shark attacks in Florida, but New Smyrna is much more than a scary shark-filled destination.

New Smyrna Beach, Florida


It may be small at only 1.1 km in length, but Mākena Beach is still a sharky neighborhood, that’s for sure.

Mākena Beach, Maui, Hawaii


It rests at the heart of California’s Red Triangle, where 38% of all Great White Shark attacks occur. That’s a scary stat, I know, but there is a reason for this.

Bolinas, California 


Although seeing sharks at Solana Beach is becoming more common, this 2.7 km stretch of pristine coastline still has a reasonably low number of shark attacks.

Solana Beach, California


People are less eager to dive right into these azure blue waters as attacks have been recorded every two years, like clockwork.

Surf Beach, California


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