Wreck Beach, Vancouver

3.5
#6 of 8 in Beaches in Vancouver
Be at one with nature at Wreck Beach, Canada's first official clothing-optional beach. A sweeping golden shoreline stretching 7.8 km (4.8 mi) provides a scenic retreat to swim, sunbathe, and chat with locals. Known for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, the beach is a naturist's haven with a lively selection of bare-all events, including "Skinny-dip Day" and the popular "Bare Buns Run." Take a stroll via the various trail sites around the beach. You'll find a selection of street food and refreshing ice-cold beverages nearby. Using our online itinerary creator, Vancouver attractions like Wreck Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • After visiting once before in July 2017, I returned late the following year. In the summer, the place has a lot more people, with the crowds being thin in the fall. The first time I went there, the pl...  more »
  • My knee injury kept me from hiking down to the beach but I could see most of it from above. The hike is surly worth it if you are in good shape  more »
  • Lots of steps to get down to this beach but a lovely swimming spot once you get there. In the shadow of Vancouver island there are few waves. On a nice day it can have lots of very interesting people ...  more »
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