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City Circle Tram

Melbourne City, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 203 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The free city tram is a good introduction to Melbourne. The circular route takes around 40 minutes and you get a short commentary about the main sights as you pass. You can get on and off when you like as often as you like. Recommended

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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Great way to loop Melbournes CBD, get a bit of the history and information on various sites and be able to choose where to get off and explore further

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Adelaide, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We chose to use this to have a look around Melbourne and for my daughter to sit and feed her baby out of the rain and cold but she never got a seat and it was extremely crowded.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

the FREE city circle tram runs every 20mins with stops all around the CBD perimeter. The tourist information provided on board means you always know where the best stop for you to get off is. Using the city circle tram meant that even with children, I did't have to pay for transport at all during my recent short trip to... More

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Geelong, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Loved the old tram with man telling us each stop and you could ask questions. The only down side was the big step to get into the tram.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This tram runs very frequently and does a big circle so that you can get pretty close to anywhere you want to go in the city. And it is free. It does get crowded sometimes but that is half the fun.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Its a free service every 10 mins! Its a great way to get around the city if your not in a hurry. The trams are comfortable and easy to use.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Free tram that takes you in a circle around Melbourne - when I went it was super crowded making it difficult to see anything out of the windows or take photos ! The plus side is that is has commentary to tell you where you are and what other trams can be taken at each stop and where they go... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Standing room only in the school holidays then a breakdown blocked the tracks leaving us stranded in an isolated cold place on a windy wet winter evening. You cannot catch alternative trams without a pre purchased smart pass which limits getting around if there for a few days or with a family.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

It's crowed and probably hot in the summer as there is not air-con but who cares, it's free and it's get's you to a whole bunch of great tourist destinations in Melbourne :)

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