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Wreck Beach

6539 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver BC, Canada

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    Kate C.
    "... to descend a lot of stairs to reach the beach from the entrance at..."(5 Tips)
    Jodie L.
    "6 at the end of NW Marine Dr."(2 Tips)
    Victor F.
    "A nudie beach in that weather."(2 Tips)
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  • Katie O.
    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.
    Katie Olfert · February 18, 2015
  • CJ
    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.
    CJ · July 21, 2013
  • CNN
    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
    CNN · August 6, 2014
  • Jodie L.
    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.
    Jodie Lightfoot · May 4, 2010
  • Barb S.
    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!
    Barb Snelgrove · October 14, 2011
  • Penny B.
    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.
    Penny Ball · May 16, 2014
  • Kate C.
    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!
    Kate Ciurej · April 25, 2012
  • Rodrigo S.
    For those who like and feels comfortable in the middle of a bunch of naked people. It's a great place. Beautiful beach!
    Rodrigo Salatine · December 11, 2013
  • Rolf B.
    head to the right at the bottom of the stairs at the main beach and walk the coast to find a less 'busy' area.
    Rolf Brulhart · May 26, 2010
  • Dave M.
    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
    Dave Mc · July 23, 2010
  • J C.
    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!!!
    J Cuaig · July 2, 2010
  • Moe S.
    The decent is easy, keep your eyes to yourself but it is a hard ascent.
    Moe Shehata · 1 week ago
  • Samuel O.
    There are actually a lot more young people here than I expected. Just don't go staring at them bewbs too much
    Samuel Oh · July 7, 2013
  • Michael R.
    Don't be shy - all types come here, and no one judges!
    Michael Reed · July 28, 2011
  • Bradley H.
    Where shoes from the stairs. I just got burned soles (seriously blisters and all)
    Bradley Hedberg · August 4, 2011
  • Kristy W.
    To paraphrase the late, great Douglas Adams: always remember to bring a towel!
    Kristy Williams · August 26, 2012
  • Victor F.
    Don't come here when it's warm and sunny. A nudie beach in that weather.
    Victor Fei · January 9, 2013
  • @JaumePrimero
    Best place to go if you prefer hitting up the beach in the buck. :)
    @JaumePrimero · December 15, 2013
  • oli m.
    buy a sari from the first booth to left of the stairs to sit on...
    oli maughan · July 23, 2011
  • Kuuala
    Take it all off and be free! nice water and a great view of the ocean
    Kuuala · July 23, 2010
  • Jim
    No one judges here, but it WOULD BE NICE if there are more crowds with fit physique.
    Jim · September 16, 2013
  • Jukebox Print
    An escape from other busy Vancouver beaches. Remember to be sun safe!
    Jukebox Print · April 23, 2014
  • Spandy A.
    It can get a bit nippily ;-)
    Spandy Andy · July 12, 2010
  • Jenkin A.
    Worlds best chillout beach. look out for the nudies
    Jenkin A. · April 21, 2010
  • Christie G.
    Great place to watch the sunset.
    Christie Gray · August 21, 2010
  • Bruce R.
    hippie nudie beach
    Bruce Ree · April 21
  • Bradley H.
    Wear that is.
    Bradley Hedberg · August 28, 2011
  • Kathleen M.
    No tan line tanning
    Kathleen McGee · August 6, 2014
  • Virginie L.
    Au fond de la beach à gauche se situe les homosexuels au milieu de la beach les hetero!
    Virginie Lessard · June 12, 2014