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Wreck Beach

6344 University Blvd | (Foot of Spanish Banks), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
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Excellent Hide-Away but be careful of the tides

This is Vancouver's nude beach. Sun reaches it after 10 am. There are no vendors here. Privacy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
15ann250
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Vancouver, Canada
Descent and Assent

A long way down through old growth forest and onto a tree littered beach. A nudest beach if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
xto36
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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6344 University Blvd | (Foot of Spanish Banks), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Vancouver's nude beach. Sun reaches it after 10 am. There are no vendors here. Privacy is respected. The stairway approach is steep so take it easy. Great place to watch teh sunset.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A long way down through old growth forest and onto a tree littered beach. A nudest beach if you want. Very atmospheric in March. No bathing today. A nice vista when on beach

1  Thank xto36
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Love wreck beach as it offers great views of the surrounding area. In the summer there are a lot of young people and a number of natural wearers. Dogs are permitted also.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a great beach that opens up behind a forest in UBC. It is worth it to go down the 400 steps, even knowing you'll have to climb them up again haha! We visited in the winter and loved it, so I imagine in...More

2  Thank RoMaurino
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Definitely worth the 400+ stairs down and back to see the sunset - made it with about 15 minutes before it set. Be aware that this is a clothing optional beach and I'm pretty sure some of those that chose to go without it at...More

Thank Heather T
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A lot of locals know that this is the nude beach. The people who hang out there are all polite and friendly. There are a LOT of stairs going down to this beach so it keeps out the riff raff for the most part.

3  Thank Nina P
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Wreck Beach is a popular clothing-optional beach. You can access to this beach with trails and it has about 500 stairs, so don't forget to bring water.

Thank Fatemeh A
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Wreck Beach is located in the UBC Endowment Lands. The trails are very picturesque and the forests are lush with foliage and some very large trees. The trail is well built and very safe. The main beach is very sandy and the water was quite...More

Thank BC V
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wreck Beach is clothing optional! We've been here a few times, and each time there are plenty of nude people. Keep your cameras to yourselves! There's a paid parking lot a short walk from the "entrance" of the beach (top of the stairs). Be prepared...More

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Only started to come here recently ... And I don't know why it took me so long ! It's a "clothing optional" beach, not a nudist beach - there is no pressure to go naked ! Everyone can come here - young, old and even...More

1  Thank Leeann T
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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty,
the expansive parkland of the University Land
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botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and
hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a
breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to
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nuDogD
3 October 2017|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
Not far no steep yes nude in summer nothing there now to cold all are nude really gross disgusting place lot of criminals and students drunks stoners there it's a real gross loser place
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Fabiola S
26 September 2017|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
It's really gross loser people for drunks drug addicts etc police search people thousands of naked people etc very disgusting for Canada it's a disgrace like big mental ward Canada is a looser nation
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carebear7772017
4 April 2017|
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Response from D O | Reviewed this property |
Very. Great place for children and usually there are children enjoying the water, sand, wind and air.
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