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City Circle Tram

Melbourne City, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #16 of 190 attractions in Melbourne
Type: Trams
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

the tram was extremely crowded hot and humid. Tram personnel were unpleasant. I think other people have had a good experience with this tram but we did not.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

It is a free tram, but I think an air-conditioned tourist bus travelling the same route/street would be a better facility over this slow, noisy and over-crowded tram.

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melboutne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

I have used this free city circle tram a few times. It is very convenient, it has quite a few stops that you can get off & on to explore melbournes wonderful sights, so much shopping & eating places. It's a free hop on hop off tram & I recommend highly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Great idea but difficult to get on due to the tightasses who want to travel for free. Commentary is hard to hear, assuming it is playing at all. Should be based on a voucher system to ensure tourists get a chance to ride.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Had dinner organised for a special anniversary. Excellent meals served with good wine (included). Small menu, you don't get a huge choice in the mains. Desserts were good. Best thing was the trip along many of Melbourne's wonderful old streets as well as through the city - this tram is well known and does attract a lot of attention when... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

ideal start for travellers to Melbourne with no charge & ability to get on off at any time on prescribed route

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The City Circle Tram is free and a great way to get an overview of the city. They run during daylight hours and it is a hop-on-hop-off arrangement,

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The circle tram is an excellent way to find your way around Melbourne CBD. And it's free. It helps with some of the history of Melbourne as well. From the theatres to sporting arenas and of course flinders street station. It's one of the old style trams that is vintage but a pleasant journey and lots to see on the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Because these are old rattler type of trams there is a lot of noise coming from the tram and it often means you can't hear the commentary properly. I would tend to suggest the tourist bus instead.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Good way to get around Melbourne and it travels frequently very old trams . Can be busy, no air conditioning on board, no room for travel bags.

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