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City Circle Tram

Melbourne City, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 205 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Simple and easy system which everyone can learn and use to move around. A bit cram at times since it free.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

If you have short time in the city this is the best way to tour around the city. You can stop over at the touristic places and hop on again when you are ready.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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131 reviews 131 reviews
44 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Even though the whole CBD is simply walkable, the free use innercity circle line is perfect for jumping about, especially if you're needing to get places with bags, such as linking with the airport bus.

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Tamworth, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

A great initiative, offering a free and convenient way to get around the CBD in a vehicle so typically Melbourne. It runs every 12 minutes both clockwise and anticlockwise around a set route, including the major attractions of Docklands, Queen Victoria Markets, the Museum quarter and Parliament, and there is a commentary, although this is often difficult to hear because... More

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent. You see a whole lot of things with info FREE. Very interesting and a good service. Can become a little crowded at times but regular (every 9 minutes) and a cheap way of seeing the city.

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Very good way to see Melbourne city. Many australians using this tram also so it is crowded but it is free also. Cannot hear the info because too noisy in the tram. Thank you Melbourne.

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Sabadell, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This tram was apprently designed for tourists. However because it is free the tram was mostly full of locals, school kids etc, as the other trams you have to pay for. It would be better if there was a small flat fee for usage on the tram. At least that was the tourists might be able to get a seat... More

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Hurstbridge, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Took overseas visitor on tram, I am a local. Can be quite crowded at times, but the audio commentary is pretty good. Easy and free access to see the city area with easy access to many attractions. A must do if you're a visitor.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Frequent and commentary on board - Awesome! Point out local sites around the inner city as it takes you around and stops frequently so you can get on and off as you wish. Operating hours great.

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Campbelltown, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

If only there was a way to stop so many people from using them. I thought they were meant for tourists, but so obviously not all tourists on them. So crowded its frightening sometimes. But fantastic principal.

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