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“A Free But Very Crowded Tram with Little Opportunity To See The City” 2 of 5 stars
Review of City Circle Tram

City Circle Tram
Ranked #4 of 346 things to do in Melbourne
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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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“A Free But Very Crowded Tram with Little Opportunity To See The City”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

The concept is fine, the route is fine but there was never a time during the hour long journey when tgere were not people standing throughout the tram which drastically limits the views and the comfort. A waste of time and an uncomfortable ride. A traditional hop on hop off bus would have been much better.

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“Great for tourists and locals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

This is a great idea for tourists. A tram which travels around the city block or CBD and is free. There's also running commentary on it explaining what other attractions are around. Good for locals who need a quick tram ride from A to B in the CBD.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Love this - it's one of the best things Melbourne has ever done. The commentary is great, the route is terrific and all for free. Thank you!

Visited December 2012
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“The circle trams”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

A great, but crowded, way to see the city for free. It came frequently, so no more than a 10 minute wait in either direction. Staff on tram and at waiting stations werevery helpful...

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne
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“Terrific free tram!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

A free and fantastic way to see the real Melbourne! I love that you can hop on and off at your leisure and wander around the streets. The commentary gives visitors and locals a great feel for the history of Melbourne.

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