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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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This is an iconic part of Stanley Park. If you have time while in Vancouver, you MUST visit Stanley Park and take in all of the sights. Third Beach is a great spot to hang out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an iconic part of Stanley Park. If you have time while in Vancouver, you MUST visit Stanley Park and take in all of the sights. Third Beach is a great spot to hang out and relax.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Lovely, quiet beach in beautiful Stanley Park. You can drive, walk or ride a bike here. Great for a family outing or just a nice relaxing day at the beach. Great views, too!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Third beach has the advantage that (of all Vancouver's 10 beaches) you get the feel of being -outside- a big city, due to the location of the beach, on the rear (west-side) of the Stanley park forest.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Spent a few hours here cooling off on a hot summers day. The beach is reasonably sandy with some rocky areas a low tide. There is a concession stand serving ice creams, drinks, burgers & hot dogs. Plenty of parking, $11 for the day.

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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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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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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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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver

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