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City Circle Tram

Melbourne City, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #23 of 212 Attractions in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Toowoomba, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This is a very convenient way to get around Melbournes CBD. It's useful too for visitors nervous with public transport . You really can't get lost, if you get off at the wrong place, just wait 10 minutes till the next one. They can get crowded and you have to hold on tight if you're standing as it stops abruptly.... More

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Rutherglen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The tram was a few mintes walkf rom our hotel and quickly got us to our event for free. What more could you ask?

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Shellharbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A popular attraction in the CBD that is a must do. We enjoyed the round trip and informative commentary that is provided. I think it's all about timing when using it, as the locals working in the city use it as well. Also it was school holidays, so this made it hard to get a seat. But combining it with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We jumped on a packed tram and loved it. The bustling tram was all we hoped for. It was full of authenticity and a great family experience. We met lots of friendly people and enjoyed the ride. It is an absolute must do again, the next time we visit.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

a free and busy service, can be pretty crowded. It doesn't start until 10am, it would be better if it started earlier. Runs late'ish at night which is handy. Paid trams are sometimes better way to quickly navigate the city and in parts they are also free.

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Easy to use way to travel round the main city route of Melbourne. Free! Can get busy and is used by locals to cross the city, so avoid school times, or rush hour if possible. Great way to travel around.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

very cute and a tourist must! information over speakers. Full, but almost always room for more people.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is an excellent tram ride to obtain your bearings of Melbourne. Free to ride. Worth the effort. Commentary available on tram ride.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

First time when me and my partner were looking at those tram map was absolute disaster then we had to check on google map to make sure where we were going.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The city tram is a great way to look around inner Melbourne and get on and off as you please at designated stops. I go round once and then decide where I want to get off pn the second round. Victoria Market, The Prison where Ned Kelly was hung! or Harbour Town Outlet shops and cafes. Victoria Market isn't open... More

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