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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Anyone visiting Melbourne should take advantage of this service. The free tram takes you around the... read more

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Melbourne would have to be one of the best for public transport. Just love the trams. The free... read more

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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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  • Average8%
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed today

Anyone visiting Melbourne should take advantage of this service. The free tram takes you around the city area and if you couple this with a travel map, it's a life saver for getting around to places of interest and the shopping centers. The busy times...More

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Reviewed today

Melbourne would have to be one of the best for public transport. Just love the trams. The free inner city one is just amazing.

Thank Lyn P
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Reviewed today

Board the tram going east or west. There is a pre recorded narration for each stop. You can get off anywhere along the route and explore. Board the next tram when you are ready, they run every 20 minutes. The only stop that was a...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely worth an hour of your time if it’s your first trip to Melbourne. It will help you get your bearings and see a couple of sights along the way.

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Reviewed yesterday

The service is plentiful, comfortable, clean and (mostly) air conditioned - or it felt like it. And in the central area, it's free. The fun of hopping on and off trams isn't to be dismissed lightly. If you want to go further, you can buy...More

Thank Ivor P
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Reviewed yesterday

On our first day in Melbourne, we took our two young children on their first tram ride. So we took the City Circle - in a full loop. The kids loved the tram, and liked the information over the loud speaker telling them about different...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a free service with recorded commentary. Most of the stops are adjacent or in short walking distance to places of interest. Seems to be a couple of different rotational routes i.e. Queen Victoria markets or Waterfront City. A fun ride.

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Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing ability to just jump on a tram and get around the city for free! we were a bit slow on the uptake of how to figure it all out but got the hang of it before we left.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great for visiting Melbourne and saving money on parking and time! Most trams have audible commentary which is very helpful. Take a note of this grab a map and go for it

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We hopped aboard at 4pm the day before a National Holiday... lots of commuters also use this transport. At times there were so many people on board it was hard to see the city through the arms and bodies! We were still able to use...More

Thank Jeanne W
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Chua T
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Dorsetsue2 | Reviewed this property |
The free tram is an old traditional tram and may be difficult to climb onboard . The new trams are wheelchair accessible and it is not expensive to travel on them.
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oxana992018
March 5, 2018|
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Response from davidgA733RJ | Reviewed this property |
Technically yes, but they were so full each time we went it might be a struggle.
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carolynbarnett
December 5, 2017|
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