Top 10 “Deadly” Tourist Attractions in the World

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Kokoda Trail
Kokoda Trail

Almost tourists want to visit stunning and amazing destinations which they can admire the beauty of nature and have relaxing time, but some people prefers to experience strong feelings and face death. Therefore, if you want to explore new experiences and enjoy adventure tours, the post will help you list top 10 “deadly” destinations in the world.

1 Half Dome mountain

Half Dome mountain
Half Dome mountain

The mountain located in United State of America. A total of 60 people were killed in the Half Dome and the road leading to the summit. In order to climb to the mountain, tourists have to spend a whole day to climb up to 1.500 m with the last 120 m near the upright and needing cable support. It is the reason why the place is listed one of “deadly” destination in the world. Professional climbers are advised not to make trips when it is raining or wet, as a combination of slippery cable and cable can cause fatal accidents. In fact, the foot of the cliff at Lake Mirror is called Death stone. Some visitors have been struck by lightning while climbing. The search and rescue team in Yosemite says that 60% of the cases that need them are to rescue climbers in distress. Although the place is known as dangerous destination, it has still attracted a lot of tourists visiting each year because of stunning nature landscapes.

2 Alnwick gardens- England

Alnwick gardens
Alnwick gardens

Normal gardens do not create a sense of adventure, so Jane Percy who is the Duchess of Northumberland, decides to transform the garden of Alnwick Castle into a special place. At first time, she planted some medicinal plants, but then realized that the poisonous plants were much more interesting. Eventually, she created the Garden of Remembrance, with portals warning signs and deadly plants. Although visitors are relatively safe from the trees and can not be sniffed or touched, some people have fainted by inhaling certain toxins from the air.

3 Volcano in Hawaii

If you like to go see volcanic eruptions then you have several options in Hawaii. The National Park Management Board stopped touring with a bicycle in 2007 following the death of three tourists and several injuries within a year. In the past, visitors were transported to the summit of an active volcano and biking down, an accident that occurs when they have no control over their vehicle. Lots of red hot lava and gas are extremely dangerous.

Volcano in Hawaii
Volcano in Hawaii

4 Skellig Michael in Ireland

The place was renowned for being a filming location for “Star Wars”; this idyllic secluded island has an important place in Irish cultural history. The monastery is located on the cliff of the island is recognized as World Cultural Heritage. You have to pass over 600 steps with over 1,000 years old lead the monastery no safeguard measures, no food, no drinking water, no tourist center, no toilet or shelter. Furthermore, in order to reach the island, you have to go more than an hour across the sea.

Skellig Michael in Ireland
Skellig Michael in Ireland

5 Praia De Boa Viagem in Brazil

The place is known as the wonderful destination with white sandy, beautiful sunset, nice weather and clean water sea as well as located nearby city. Praia De Boa Viagem is really stunning and attractive destinations if it does not have sharks. Praia de Boa Viagem is one of Brazil’s most international destinations. However, since 1992, there have been nearly 60 shark attacks on this beautiful beach, of which one third have died. The main culprit is the shark crawling, preferring shallow waters near the shore, but fault is not theirs. That’s because Porto Suape was built on shark breeding grounds. Although there are many security guards on the beach patrol, they do not always find out before it’s too late.

Praia De Boa Viagem in Brazil
Praia De Boa Viagem in Brazil

6 Colorado River in USA

Boat crossing is an exciting sport, but the Colorado River is famous for many accidents. When the snow melts over the Colorado Mountains, water levels of the river will rise and the flow is dramatic. In 2007, 12 people died and 176 were injured. In the first half of 2014, 15 people were killed when traveling on the river, not only due to lack of experience but also due to refusal to wear protective clothing.

Colorado River in USA
Colorado River in USA

7 Acapulco beach in USA

It is one of the most famous luxury beaches in USA with wonderful and beautiful beaches and nice weather. However, the city has a crime rate that is 30 times higher than the US average. In 2013, the murder rate is 142 per 1,000,000 citizens. Therefore, if you go to Acapulco, you should stay in the tourist areas and plan to travel very carefully.

Acapulco beach
Acapulco beach

8 Moher Cliffs

This is one of the most beautiful places in Ireland, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Not far from the parking lot is the Tourist Center with paved road, normal steps and stone walls high above the waist full of sea warning travelers not to climb the wall. The walkway extends to the top of the cliff extremely dangerous. Strong and unpredictable winds associated with unusually heavy rains and rough terrain, gravel and slippery slopes make this road not easy to walk at all. In addition, many suicides have taken place in there.

Moher Cliffs
Moher Cliffs

9 El Caminito Del Rey

This place is famous for the dangerous road between the two power stations in the Gaitanes. This artificial road is only about 1m wide, running along the cliff at 100m high, many places have fallen. The government closed the line after the death of five people in 1999-2000 but did not stop the visitors from trying. Even if you pay a fine here, the place is still a popular tourist attraction to attract investment to fix it.

El Caminito Del Rey
El Caminito Del Rey

10 Kokoda Trail and Black Cat

Kokoda Road stretches for nearly 100km through hot, humid, and leechy hot springs from the north shore to the southern tip of Papua New Guinea. The forests here are rich in rare animals, clean water and villages of ethnic minorities. It is also home to many World War II battles. Every year, thousands of visitors come here despite knowing the dangers that may occur, from foot to foot. In order to explore all this, visitors need to walk 10 days, climbing and swimming while having to piggy under their belongings.

These are the 10 dangerous destinations in the world for you if you want to enjoy adventure tour. However, you should remember that they are “deadly” destinations, so you have to prepare and make plan carefully before traveling to avoid bad situations which can occur during the trip.