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Wreck Beach

6344 University Blvd | (Foot of Spanish Banks), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6344 University Blvd | (Foot of Spanish Banks), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
University Land Endowments
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

My wife and I spent some time at Wreck Beach and we really enjoyed it. The stairs down and back up again were great exercise but were tricky at some spots. Be careful and watch your step if going on a rainy day! Might be...More

7  Thank Traveller314
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Bad sand quality, and full of cigarette butts. Dirty water -- Wreck gets all the effluent from the Fraser River including the Iona wastewater treatment and god knows what kind of chemicals and fertilizers from the Fraser Valley. I seriously would't swim in that water...More

7  Thank David H
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I went to the beach for the walk as I heard there was a nice trail. I wasn't disappointed! I drove along Marine Drive till I found a trail head and headed down a long flight of stairs to the water. The trail - Foreshore...More

4  Thank TorontoKevin
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Whatever pre-conceived notions you have of nudist beaches does not apply here. The atmosphere at Wreck beach is very laid back and cool. People respect each other and just come here and do their own thing - mostly naked. Their is no pressure to strip...More

4  Thank Madeline A
Reviewed 9 November 2014

i love wreck beach - one of the best places in vancouver. however, reading some reviews, its clear its not for everyone. if you are openminded and looking for a very unique experience - then you will love it. if you want more of the...More

3  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Almost 500 steps to get there... and of course to come back from. But it's a nice area, people is free to wear whatever they want... even nothing! It's worth it... even just to take a glance... and keep in shape ;-)

Reviewed 17 October 2014

I understand the attraction of a place like this -- barren, mostly unspolied clothing-optional beach at the literal end of the landmass. But those 500 steps .. the climb back up poses a serious challenge to anyone with cardiac problems, or simply 30 years past...More

4  Thank Ted Fry
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Wreck Beach is quirky, rustic and off the beaten path, especially for those who appreciate a counterculture feel. The hundreds of stairs you must climb down is a bit daunting, but totally worth it! Once there, you're met with an amazing view including Bowen Island...More

2  Thank Enchntress
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Came across this beach and all I can say is wow. It's a nudist beach but not your typical old men walking around balls naked. This beach was packed full off mid 20 and it was a great atmosphere . Beach is nice too.

2  Thank Lundyballs
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Beautiful beach to go out with your friends and just chill out naked on the sun. But for some reason there is always someone screaming about pictures, not a quiet place

6  Thank MochileiroRigoni
University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty,
the expansive parkland of the University Land
Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation
with the University of British Columbia. A large green
space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens,
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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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
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
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.