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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Description: The City Circle Tram is a free and convenient way to see the sights of...
The City Circle Tram is a free and convenient way to see the sights of central Melbourne and the Docklands while experiencing a ride on one of the city's much loved heritage trams.An audio commentary provides details of city landmarks and major attractions such as the City Museum, Parliament House, Docklands, Federation Square, Melbourne Aquarium and the Princess Theatre.The City Circle Tram also links with other tram, train and bus routes around Melbourne.To catch the City Circle Tram, simply wait at any tram stop along the City Circle Tram route. These tram stops are specially marked with a City Circle sign.Trams operate in both directions every 12 minutes between 10am and 6pm from Sunday to Wednesday and between 10am and 9pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.City Circle Trams do not run on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
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The city circle team run in both directions around the city making navigating Melbournes city circle a breeze. Nice old style trams add a special touch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The city circle team run in both directions around the city making navigating Melbournes city circle a breeze. Nice old style trams add a special touch.

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to see Melbourne CBD and a must for first time visitors. Took my children on the tram and they loved it and gave them more of an idea of the city and you can hop on and off at each stop. Can get very busy at certain times of the year/day but still a must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice food, friendly staff and patrons are relaxed because there is no "stuffiness" to this restaurant!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It's a free service, can be quite useful and gives you a chance to experience the old style trams. Give it a go.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

great way to see Melbourne. Just hop on and off where ever you like. Weekdays are the best as the are jam packed in the weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

What a great service and free to get a good look at Melbourne and information on its attractions at the same time also maps and info on board

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Best way to get around Melbourne wish more cities would follow their lead. Drivers are helpful and information on stops allow you plenty of time when to get off

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Free trams around the city centre. What more can you want. They came past every 5 minutes so there was no waiting.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

City Circle runs around the CBD perimeter. It offers information and you can get off at each stop. A must for first time travelers to Melbourne.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Had experienced the tram before. A great trip around the city blocks however I found the tram to be overcrowded and the commentary could not be heard. I was disappointed as my previous trip had been memorable. I feel that this tram is used by tourists for shopping transport. On a previous trip was not able to board the tram... More 

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