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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset, Swimming
Description: Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of...
Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of Vancouver Island.
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Third beach was actually busy today. It was dry,people out walking,cycling and picnicking. A wonderful afternoon out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Third beach was actually busy today. It was dry,people out walking,cycling and picnicking. A wonderful afternoon out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My cousin (a local) took us here one evening before a movie in the park. There was a drum rave going on up the beach, but just watching the sun set while dipping in and out of the water was amazing. Its a great place to sit and think in good company.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Its just a (dirty) beach, another beach with sand. Whats so special about it I don't know, the view is along the whole seawall not just here.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The beaches generally are not that great: fairly dirty with off-white sand. Views are good though and when the sun isn't obscured by clouds Third Beach is a good vantage point.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We love having the logs to lean back against when we are on the beach. Great view of downtown Vancouver makes for a good photo op. Lots of people watching, and its nice to see everyone having fun and relaxing. There is a burger shack close by, within walking distance.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This beach is an incredible stopping point if you are walking the Stanley Park seawall. Pick up a bottle of wine, some cheese, and prosciutto before you go and watch the sunset...its incredible! We rented bikes specifically to get to this beach and drank wine while taking in the local vibes. Very cool crowd, good swimming, beautiful scenery!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Whenever I walk the seawall around Stanley Park, I enjoy arriving at Third Beach. That means I am on the homestretch of my journey. I've never seen the sandy beach here near Ferguson Point crowded. It takes a bit more effort to access from Downtown and most people stop at Second Beach to enjoy its myriad attractions, including a seasonal... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Did I mention I love this beach? Because I do. It's my favourite beach in Stanley Park. I love how it's got a good mix of people, but is not as jam-packed (and annoying) as Second Beach -- probably because it's not as accessible. I love the views that the beach offers. I want to say that I love the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Great place with a wonderful view. My favorite beach between the 3 in the area. It is more quiet, the view is wonderful and it is a great place to just have some rest and spend some time while you are doing the Seawall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A bit of a walk along the seawall to 3rd beach but well worth the effort. Space to stretch out and watch the harbor traffic come and go. Old time concession stand for a snack or coffee. recommended

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