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“great place to get away and let loose.”
Review of Wreck Beach

Wreck Beach
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$100.53*
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Vancouver Outdoor Tour
Ranked #73 of 352 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“great place to get away and let loose.”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Its a great place to get away from the city and let loose. If you can hike stairs that is. In the summer months people are selling food and beverages. Its also a clothing optional beach so be prepared to see some naked people. The beach is also great for swimming.

Visited July 2012
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Bondi, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Clothing optional”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

A very unique community, accepting of all walks of life. <3 the characters you find here, a place where you can relax and just be who you are, with or without your clothes ;)

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Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A pants dropping experience!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

For those that enjoy the wind beneath there feet or more appropriately, through there legs, this last of the nude beaches is a, well, sight to behold! WARNING!!! DO NOT BRING YOUR CAMERA, Beach official's will escort off the beach and will delete all photos taken. This experience is best left to memory only. Located on the UBC campus, a long and steep walk down a few hundred steps with bring you to this hidden jem. Beach vendors serve up some on of the best beach food around and yes they are naked under those aprons. So drop those in habitations and your clothes for something you'll never forget.

Visited April 2012
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Miami Beach
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best Beach in Vancouver”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Wreck Beach is Great, a little Community of its own. Located away from downtown at UBC, it is a Hidden Gem. The location is such you actually can't see the city and it easy to forget this is a City Beach.
While it is clothing optional, I have been here many times and never been bothered for keeping my swimming shorts on. People are very friendly and it is easy to chat with new people.
I had the good luck to Swim with Seals one morning early, at low tide. I ventured way out from shore, the water was still only about 5' deep. I looked over and about 20' away was a Seal. Eventually 3 others came and we just swam and looked at each other. These were " wild seals " not Marineland versions. It was incredible.

Visited July 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best beach near UBC”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Wreck beach is interesting - a clothing optional beach adjacent to the UBC campus. The beach itself is beautiful, but accessed by 400 ish stairs so prepare for a climb!

Visited December 2012
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