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City Circle Tram

Address: Melbourne City, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #14 of 175 Attractions in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Transportation
Owner description: The City Circle Tram is a free and convenient way to see the sights of central Melbourne and the...
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Type: Trams, Transportation
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.

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Rosebery
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

This tram is free to hop on and is good for getting you from one end of the city to the other when you don't feel like walking. Would be nice if it were air-conditioned, caught it on a day when it was 36 degrees and the trip was very uncomfortable, couldn't wait to get off. It runs every 12mins... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Nice and easy way to see the City. In different parts of the city it can get quite busy. I you're lucky you will get a seat. The main thing is you get to go around the city excellent announcements about what's at each stop and it's free

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I like that the tram is free, however all the trams are free in the CBD now, It was a hot day and the tram had no air con and the windows didn't open. I do think out of towners would like the commentary about the city

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Easy to catch city circle free tram. These trams run approximately 12 minutes and take you all over the Melbourne CBD.

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Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Since it's free in the free zone, very convenient in moving around the city.

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maryborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Even though had travelled a few times on the city circle tram, so decided to write a review until now. What a great opportunity to visit Melbourne and see iconic places that Melbourne has to offer. Definately great to visit or shop around the cbd of Melbourne! And it's free!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

A great way to get around for free! Visit lots of the places along the way or just stay on the tram for the whole journey, get the feel for the city then hop off when you want and then back on again. Very frequent service.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Easy to use after 10 am - all trams withing city circle are free since 1st Jan so jump on and off to navigate around the city - amazing city clean, active and well laid out.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent for visitors. This service comes from out near docklands and takes you into the city and around the outer circle of the city. You can hop on and off and then walk to your destinations or purchase a card. The service was regular with 3 services available.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Seems to be a favourite of my Japanese in-laws. Excellent atmosphere and more than decent food. Would recommend the tram restaurant to ant traveller coming to Melbourne.

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