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Review of City Circle Tram

City Circle Tram
Ranked #4 of 410 things to do in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Perth, Australia
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48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Great little freebie to get around Melbourne in. Look out for the bergundy coloured tram but dont be fooled, it can change colours at times due to replacement trams. Make sure you get on fast and sit down fast and please, help the elderly and mothers with children. It gets pretty packed at times but a great way to get around, just to get your bearings, like I did, for first timers to Melbourne.

Visited June 2013
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Perth, Western Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent service.”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Free and an excellent means of getting about. The tram allows you to get your bearings if you've never been before and to organise future days in Melbourne.

Visited July 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Free ride around the city, informative too but only down side is it gets to be a little to busy come 3/4pm. Would advise against trying to do the city tram tour at this time as you won't hear much of what is being said.

Visited July 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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293 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Great to get around”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We love the ease of getting around in Melbourne and the trams are a wonderful experience. If you visiting Melbourne the City Circle is a must.

Visited July 2013
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Quarrata, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Going around for free”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

This tram take you around the city free of charge. It has major stops on every Melbourne attraction and it is the best way to move without hassle.

Visited December 2012
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