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Wreck Beach

6344 University Blvd | (Foot of Spanish Banks), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
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A little Heaven 400 steps away

I spent 5 awesome days in Vancouver and my favorite relaxing spot was there. Optional clothes... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Babofzerockies
,
Colorado
Do it for the story!

We were told about the beach as a "you just gotta do it for the memories!" Spot. Well we did and it... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
marynoel214
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Temecula, California
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6344 University Blvd | (Foot of Spanish Banks), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
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"clothing optional beach"
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"nudist beach"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful beach"
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"steep walk"
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"vendors selling"
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"old growth forest"
in 3 reviews
"vancouver island"
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"take pictures"
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"nude"
in 36 reviews
"ubc"
in 29 reviews
"trail"
in 21 reviews
"logs"
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I spent 5 awesome days in Vancouver and my favorite relaxing spot was there. Optional clothes, great sun exposure, plenty massive log poles all around dividing the beach in little villages or party spots. Waves are little, sand is fine, the water is (too) cold...More

1  Thank Babofzerockies
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were told about the beach as a "you just gotta do it for the memories!" Spot. Well we did and it did not disappoint! The atmosphere was may more relaxed than I expected given that it was across the street from a UBC which...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

You need to drive or to cycle several kilometers to deserve this special beach. Hippies, gays, straights, textile or not rub shoulders in a laid back atmosphere. Lots of stairs to go down so a bit tiring to go up but when you arrive, you...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Our taxi cab driver mentioned it. I have never been to a nude beach before ( Miami yes but that is not consider a nude beach). Mostly what you would expect mostly dudes but there was were some nice babes with great bodies! The walk...More

2  Thank sloppybachelor
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Extensive coastline to be enjoyed with or without clothes (clothing optional). Approximately 10+km of beach, both sandy and rocky. Can explore far out on the shallow beach when tide is low. Variety of activities in summer. Water temperatures range 17 - 20C. Great views of...More

Thank D O
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This place is mins' walk from UBC and to reach the beach, one has to go down >400 steps (and back up). Some folks actually go up and the steps multiple times as a form of exercise. There are quite a lot of people going...More

Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A tad tuff to get to, what with parking issues, and the trek down what seems like 100's of steps, but the ocean 'views' are good. Lotta wrinkles on display.

Thank r s
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Our first visit to Wreck Beach was better than we would have ever expected. The trails down to the beach were beautiful but the climb back up can be a bit of a chore. We were really impressed with the mix of people at the...More

3  Thank BoundlesslyBC
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Unless you want to see thousands of naked young people hippies Better in winter no one there dangerous at night time sort of easy access to ubc behind stairs one two portable toilets police frequent for obviuos reasons accessible from local university express buses 99...More

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Studying at UBC for a year I have been lucky enough to have this beautiful beach on my doorstep and it has fast become my favourite place in the world. The sunsets are insane and although the steps can be treacherous they're always worth it....More

Thank Pari S
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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
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
...More
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nuDogD
4 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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