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Glenelg Tram

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Address: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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All aboard, City to Surf

The best tip I can provide is how to purchase a ticket. It's not quite as easy as it appears and even the locals seem a little confused about the best way tourists might access... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The best tip I can provide is how to purchase a ticket. It's not quite as easy as it appears and even the locals seem a little confused about the best way tourists might access the Glenelg tram. Go to the Adelaide central CBD train station, find the information centre in the main station mall (through the large sliding glass... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Nice way to get to Glenelg from the City centre. Glenelg is a nice beach area suitable for all age groups.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

nice journey out to the beach just remember to have small change handy for the tram ride as the ticket machines don't seem to take notes they are not overly clear with the instructions quite a few tourists seem to be having difficulty with them

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Maroochydore, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

You can catch this tram from the far western end of north Terrace all the way to the sea at Glenelg It you board in the city section the tram is free-great to visit Central Markets etc.

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Very good just to ride the tram but this tram will take you all the way to the seaside. Glenelg is a lovely laid back place with lots of bars & restaurants to choose from. Buy your ticket on board from the machine if you haven't got a pass. It will give you change, unless you just want to ride... More 

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Hallett Cove
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

As far as public transport is concerned the Glenelg Tram is pretty good. In fact for seniors it is very good during non-rush periods. I agree with other comments re confusing fares and difficulty to use the on-board machines. Regular riders would have a weekly/monthly ticket so no problems: if there is a conductor aboard you can purchase tickets that... More 

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Clear Island Waters, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

What a treat for seniors. Free transport from Glenelg to Adelaide between 9am and 3pm and the wait time maximum is 20 minutes. Very clean and tidy and we found that the locals are very very helpful. Fares out of these hours are very inexpensive also

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Took the tram to Glenelg beach and reached there in about 25 minutes. Comfy, clean trams. Stop announcements. You can get a three day visitor pass, for all public transport for $25 from airport and most main stops. Day passes $9.70, single pass $5.20. (A bit better value than Melbourne, where I live!!)

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Dundalk Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We used the free tram service in the city centre extensively during our visit to Adelaide and on our final day there we decided to go to Glenelg by tram so we got the free one to North Terrace and had to change there for the journey to Glenelg. However nobody informed us that this was a pay service until... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

As a tourist, the tram is one of the only ways to travel to Glenelg. The ticketing system is confusing and we unsure of which fare to pay. The trip also took much longer than the 25 minutes that one of the staff told us - it was closer to 1 hour to and from the city centre. Beware of... More 

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