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Wreck Beach

  • Kate C.
    "and Marine Dr. They're well worth the climb down and back up!"(2 Tips)
    Rodrigo S.
    "... middle of a bunch of naked people. It's a great place. Beautiful beach!"(2 Tips)
    Victor F.
    "A nudie beach in that weather."(2 Tips)
    "one judges"(2 Tips)
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  • CNN
    CNNAugust 6, 2014
    Not a typical visitor destination, Wreck Beach is difficult to access (you must hike down a forest path to reach the beach). Worth the hassle? Absolutely. Read more
  • CJ
    CJJuly 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Check tide charts if you go right at bottom of Trail 6. Also note where debris from previous tides is located on the sand. You get trapped in certain areas & have to slog through water & rocks.
  • Katie O.
    Katie OlfertFebruary 18, 2015
    Been here a couple times; it's so close to campus! A popular location for friends to get together and sit around a bonfire. Definitely a social atmosphere. Also happens to be clothing-optional.
  • Penny B.
    Penny BallMay 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Respect the culture, you will be fine. Hide your booze, no canned music, and be friendly. You will have fun, the cops will leave you alone.
  • Kate C.
    Kate CiurejApril 25, 2012
    Prepare to descend a lot of stairs to reach the beach from the entrance at University Blvd. and Marine Dr. They're well worth the climb down and back up!
  • Rodrigo S.
    Rodrigo SalatineDecember 11, 2013
    For those who like and feels comfortable in the middle of a bunch of naked people. It's a great place. Beautiful beach!
  • Barb S.
    Barb SnelgroveOctober 14, 2011
    Bring plenty of SPF, food and "drinks" a plenty on site, just remember you still have to get up that hill at the end of the day, so everything in moderation!
  • Gaston M.
    Oh boy, there are naked people there! Nudist beach in case you didn't know, bizarre if you're not used to that.
    Upvoted Sep 26
  • Jodie L.
    Jodie LightfootMay 4, 2010
    Students: take a break & head down Trail #6 at the end of NW Marine Dr. for the most stunning view on campus. Bring swimsuit & a towel and be transported to a world far, far away from your textbooks.
  • Dave M.
    Dave McJuly 23, 2010
    Main trail stairs: turn right if you like a laid back vibe, turn left for more activity. If you are hung up with nudity go to Kits
  • Moe S.
    Moe ShehataMay 16, 2016
    The decent is easy, keep your eyes to yourself but it is a hard ascent.
  • J C.
    J CuaigJuly 2, 2010
    Walk down the concrete path five min up the road from wreck beach entrance, past the shacks and the fence to the end of the world!!!
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroDecember 15, 2013
    Best place to go if you prefer hitting up the beach in the buck. :)
  • Rolf B.
    Rolf BrulhartMay 26, 2010
    head to the right at the bottom of the stairs at the main beach and walk the coast to find a less 'busy' area.
  • Kristy W.
    Kristy WilliamsAugust 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    To paraphrase the late, great Douglas Adams: always remember to bring a towel!
  • Victor F.
    Victor FeiJanuary 9, 2013
    Don't come here when it's warm and sunny. A nudie beach in that weather.
  • Samuel O.
    Samuel OhJuly 7, 2013
    There are actually a lot more young people here than I expected. Just don't go staring at them bewbs too much
  • Bradley H.
    Bradley HedbergAugust 4, 2011
    Where shoes from the stairs. I just got burned soles (seriously blisters and all)
  • Jukebox Print
    Jukebox PrintApril 23, 2014
    An escape from other busy Vancouver beaches. Remember to be sun safe!
  • Michael R.
    Michael ReedJuly 28, 2011
    Don't be shy - all types come here, and no one judges!
  • oli m.
    oli maughanJuly 23, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    buy a sari from the first booth to left of the stairs to sit on...
  • Jim
    JimSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    No one judges here, but it WOULD BE NICE if there are more crowds with fit physique.
  • Kuuala
    KuualaJuly 23, 2010
    Take it all off and be free! nice water and a great view of the ocean
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyJuly 12, 2010
    It can get a bit nippily ;-)
  • Jenkin A.
    Jenkin A.April 21, 2010
    Worlds best chillout beach. look out for the nudies
  • Christie G.
    Christie GrayAugust 21, 2010
    Great place to watch the sunset.
  • Bruce R.
    Bruce ReeApril 21, 2016
    hippie nudie beach
  • Karenina A.
    Nothing says freedom as going naked to this magnificent beach 😊
  • Kathleen M.
    Kathleen McGeeAugust 6, 2014
    No tan line tanning
  • Bradley H.
    Bradley HedbergAugust 28, 2011
    Wear that is.
  • Fernando L.
    Gran tranquilidad y sin prejuicios. Asegúrate de traer comida y lo que quieras de beber. Está prohibido beber alcohol en la playa pero con discreción y moderación lo puedes hacer
  • Virginie L.
    Virginie LessardJune 12, 2014
    Au fond de la beach à gauche se situe les homosexuels au milieu de la beach les hetero!
  • oixxo
    oixxoOctober 10, 2015
    Куча старперов, в футболках и без трусов!
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