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English Bay, Vancouver

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Stroll along the sea wall, or enjoy the beautiful urban shore at English Bay, the most populated beach area in downtown Vancouver. Amenities at the beach include washrooms, beach wheelchairs, parking facilities, and a beach lifesaving patrol. Hire a kayak and paddle out into the beautiful bay, or enjoy a game of beach volleyball on the courts. If you happen to be here on New Year's Day and are feeling brave, consider the Polar Bear Swim, an annual winter's dip into the frigid ocean. Arrange to visit English Bay and other attractions in Vancouver using our Vancouver tour planner.
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  • To the perfect relax after a hectic day in the city. Vancouver offers so many different ways!
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  • Only the edge of the walkway along the lush trees and soak up the Sun and enjoying the people compels us to shoot freely and even to sit them mind pets cool Jim
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  • Beautiful place with wide sidewalks for pedestrians and cyclists. The Bay on one side and huge thickets on the other. Many banks all the way and beautiful people and polite walking, running or biking or rollerblading. Children, youth, adults and seniors. A lot of good energy.
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