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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Circle trams

Great way to get around and free service. Hop on and off and they circle every 12 minutes... read more

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dee g
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Easy and convenient

Very easy way to get round the city, get your bearings and learn a bit about Melbourne. Look for... read more

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride” (383 reviews)
“your bearings” (465 reviews)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great way to get around and free service. Hop on and off and they circle every 12 minutes. Commentary as you GI round to advise what to see.

Thank dee g
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very easy way to get round the city, get your bearings and learn a bit about Melbourne. Look for the number 35 tram (they look quite old fashioned) that goes around the free tram area of Melbourne- clearly marked on any map you pick up....More

Thank JackR89
Reviewed yesterday

It was a good service, but you need to be a bit onto it to find the stops and make sure you are heading in the right direction. It does get very crowded - especially at peak hour so best to avoid then. Its a...More

1  Thank Charlette P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To get around the City there is nothing nicer than the free tram in the city circle and you can get on or off on any stop.

Thank André R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always crowded and confusing. People keep hopping on even if its very full. Had difficulties with the prams

Thank maisaba2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is nothing compares to a tram ride in theses old trams; the sounds are a living museum expereince. Evocative of my childhood and growing up in Melbourne when on vacation. Some of the greatest poetry, writing, journalism and visual art has been composed in...More

Thank rosalindp405
Reviewed 2 days ago

This has to be on everybody's Melbourne itinerary. Not only do you get a good look at the city's layout and historical (and modern) structures, but it's a really convenient, and free, way to get around.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a good way to see some of the attractions of Melbourne, although at times it can be a bit crowded

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pretty much exactly as its name says 'City Circle Tram'. Its a free tram service that goes around the city circle. It can get a bit busy at times but worth every free cent.

Thank Punkrocknessmonster
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great way to get your bearings and see a few sights without all the crowds pushing u through Only does the loop but better than walking the whole way!!

Thank Melissa W
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Fransiska L
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Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
I think it's one way only going anti clockwise
8 April 2017|
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Response from Nola E | Reviewed this property |
What a lovely place to start a day out... Across the road is the light rail, at a beautiful original station in Port Melbourne. That tram will take you to the Casino where you can pick up the free City tram. Even the trip... More
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