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Free City Tram

Free Tram ride takes you a very quick intro of the Melbourne City.. I hopped on it a number of... read more

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Suva, Fiji
Great Nostalgic ride on a 1950s W Class tram

All trams in the Melbourne CBD are now free but the City Circle still operates the Iconic W Class... read more

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Glasgow, 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...more
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 May 2008

The free City Circle Tram in Melbourne operates from 1000 to 1800 in both directions daily, but on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays it is extended to finish at 2100. It is excellent way to view city sights, from Flinders St station to the Treasury Gardens,...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The service can be very random at times. Last time I caught the city circle tram, three of them went the other way before any came in the direction I wanted to travel. For anyone using a wheelchair, the service is totally unusable and, despite...More

5  Thank CraigDownUnder
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Reviewed today

Free Tram ride takes you a very quick intro of the Melbourne City.. I hopped on it a number of times during my stay

Thank r_shyam05
Reviewed today

All trams in the Melbourne CBD are now free but the City Circle still operates the Iconic W Class trams

Thank dhog2410
Reviewed today via mobile

The free city circle tram tour is fine but very cramped. There is narration throughout the trip to tell you The highlights nearby. On a hot summe’rs day, with only a little ventilation, you’re going to sweat.

Thank Sandy5259
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent free service. Agree with others that commentary could be clearer. Friendly staff. Never had to wait long.

Thank holidaysforus
Reviewed yesterday

The free tram ride around the city center is convenient, and a good way to get bto many attractions. On a weekday, when you can hear the announcements, it's quite helpful. On a Sunday afternoon, you feel like a sardine, and you can't hear the...More

Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed yesterday

This free hop on, hop off service is a great way to see the CBD and some of its attractions. Well supported by the locals as well and seems to get a bit crowded during the afternoon peak.

Thank GaV6869
Reviewed yesterday

I use the circle tram to get around the city when we stay there. The route goes most places you need to get to and they are quite frequent.

Thank 33Glenn76
Reviewed 2 days ago

The FREE city circle tram is a great way to see the Melbourne Central Business District. You can hop on or off at any of the stops. What a great idea.

Thank PengSoon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tram service is great and free. Though it is crowded and less frequent. Still it is the cheapest and convenient way to see Melbourne.

Thank Anil R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can get a little busy at times but interesting way of getting to lots of sites - for free. Often standing room only at peak times All drivers were friendly and happy to answer questions

Thank bluechippm
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30 August 2018|
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Response from VickiB67 | Reviewed this property |
HI, There are several city circle trams (number 35) circulating at one time, they usually come every 8-10 minutes and go in both directions. At each tram stop there is a marron/brown circle sign for the city circle tram... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from BrightStar32 | Reviewed this property |
From tram stop number 5 on the corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Street in Melbourne, take the tram towards Vermont South, Route 75.
20 July 2018|
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Response from Bruniejudge | Reviewed this property |
Which city are you talking about? Thanks