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City Circle Tram

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 1800 800 007
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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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An easy way to see something more of Melbourne though it can't beat the open deck touristbus (but that one costs money!).

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Deventer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

An easy way to see something more of Melbourne though it can't beat the open deck touristbus (but that one costs money!).

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A fabulous way to get round Melbourne when trying to pack in as much as you can. Tram stops in close vicinity to most of the main tourist sports/points of interest round the city center. The commentary is very good and you get a good background on all the stops made. Tram runs throughout the day from 10am until latish... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This way of travel is an excellent way to orientate yourself to the sights of Melbourne. You can hop on and hop off all day for free. The trams are 1950's style and are not that comfortable, but the journey is worth the effort.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

the food eas okay , but the feeling of riding a old tram through the treets of melb , priceless , one of those things you do once , wouldnt agin but glad you did for the experience , a very good wqy to see a lovely city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

City Circle Tram was unique experience for us and that too free.You can hop off and hop on anywhere you like to stop.Lovely to see Melbourne city in slow speed tram.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Free - good to get your bearings and rest your weary shopping feet! Easy to spot and access. hop on hop off.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Just remember that if you are going out of the free zone, do check your MyKi as you get on...if you don't and stay on after the free zone you could be fined!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Loved this circle tram, free helped, but especially good as it rained the whole time we were in Melbourne.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

this does a circuit of many of the Melbourne attractions. it was the only free tram until recently - it is great as it does a circuit around the CBD. it stops at important buildings and attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

very regular, you can hop on and off as you need. They go around the city and out to the market and harbour

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