Explore Wreck Beach

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Gorgeous sunsets. Stair workout. Nude beach. Sandy shores.

Located on UBC Vancouver campus, Wreck Beach is the only nude beach in Canada. It is a popular destination for students and the public, and is home to the best sunsets seen in Vancouver.

To get to the beach, there is a descent of approximately 500 stairs, so be cautious - going down means having to come back up! Of course, it is optional to be naked while enjoying Wreck Beach; the sunsets are beautiful regardless of whether or not you are clothed!

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🥇Top Contributor

about 1 month ago

Best ocean views

You get the best views of the ocean here. Stairs a steep.

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4 months ago

Great ocean views

Come here after visiting the university or the museum. It's a point, so you get such great ocean views.

Great place

10/10

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over 2 years ago

Great beach

The beach is beautiful (and most people are at least partially dressed), but the stairs are quite challenging.

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about 4 years ago

Back to Campus

Today, I made it down to Wreck Beach since graduating from UBC a few years ago. I forgot how great the sunsets are! Even though today was pretty overcast. Glad we got a break from the rain though! My dog also had a great time running around on the sand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aZVGcft17k

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