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City Circle Tram

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1800 800 007
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The City Circle Tram is a free and convenient way to see the sights of...

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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Historic informative and a great way to see the City

This heritage type tram circuits the City making regular stops at all the points of interest and is one of the few free things to do in Melbourne. The new trams go in other parts... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This heritage type tram circuits the City making regular stops at all the points of interest and is one of the few free things to do in Melbourne. The new trams go in other parts of the City such as down the middle to Docklands, whereas this one goes around the perimeter of the City. The voice info is great... More 

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SOUTH MISSION BEACH QLD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great and easy way to travel around Melbourne. Mostly reliable timetables but be wary on Sunday, they reduce the number of trams running. Generally they run every 12 minutes. They can get hot and steamy inside when packed with tourists. They only start at 10am.

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highett
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was fabulous, Staff so helpful, Gliding along the tram tracks watching the people waiting for a normal tram, enjoying fined dining Makes you feel special A memorial experience

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This service offers free ride within the inner CBD of Melbourne and a must ride for visitors. The service covers some of the areas where iconic places located.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great way to travel the CBD, different stops for different reasons. Highly recomended. The options for getting on & off are endless :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The iconic Melbourne tram is a great introduction to Melbourne which follows an oval route through the downtown. There is a commentary tape which points out attractions on the route and also give the bus or tram numbers at each stop which lead to other tourist spots. The route covers a lot of the must see spots so it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love trams and being able to ride on a vintage tram is wonderful. The commentary is very good giving insightful information about the city. The frequency of service is also very good.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A free tram around the city, with some commentary on some of the stops and where the tram is going. Its a great way to get around the city and get a feel for it if you haven't been to Melbourne before!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When I got on the tram I finally pretty much most of the passengers are tourists holding maps or leaflets. The broadcasting of city information is very interesting and I get to know the city even better. A lot of useful information also is provided on the tram. It was nice experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a free tram round the CBD and passing pretty well all of the notable sites, including going to the redeveloped harbour. Good thing to do on day 1 in Melbourne to get your bearings

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