Wreck Beach, Vancouver

3.5
#6 of 8 in Beaches in Vancouver
Be at one with nature at Wreck Beach, Canada's first official clothing-optional beach. A sweeping golden shoreline stretching 7.8 km (4.8 mi) provides a scenic retreat to swim, sunbathe, and chat with locals. Known for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, the beach is a naturist's haven with a lively selection of bare-all events, including "Skinny-dip Day" and the popular "Bare Buns Run." Take a stroll via the various trail sites around the beach. You'll find a selection of street food and refreshing ice-cold beverages nearby. Using our online itinerary creator, Vancouver attractions like Wreck Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Discovered this beach while exploring the Campus of the University of British Columbia. There are many stairs that lead down to the beach. The stairs weave it’s away through forest. The beach itself h...  more »
  • walking on a wild beach, studying the tide, breathing the fresh air and seeing the ever changing beach- makes you wonderful  more »
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