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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Good service once you got the hang of it. So it doesn’t start till noon on thursdays for some... read more

Reviewed today
Bonita B
via mobile
can get packed

used by tourists and locals and have metal seats so on a very hot day not too comfortable ,can be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
June l
Fontenay-le-Comte, France
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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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed today via mobile

Good service once you got the hang of it. So it doesn’t start till noon on thursdays for some reason. This is ridiculous . Should start same time everyday. I had to still ask locals as was confused. A local told me free trams are...More

Thank Bonita B
Reviewed yesterday

used by tourists and locals and have metal seats so on a very hot day not too comfortable ,can be packed, also uncomfortable but a great free way to see the city. most trams in the city are free so get a map and check...More

Thank June l
Reviewed yesterday

Recommended to do this by a friend who lived in Melbourne. Had to wait until midday for first tram - later starting time because of the tennis at Melbourne Park. Tram was crowded and because of the noise we were unable to hear any of...More

Thank Womble38
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very convenient and user friendly. Tram is available till late at night. Takes you many landmarks. On time but could get a little overcrowded in the evening.

Thank Mohammad Amin R
Reviewed yesterday

This is a really useful starting point if you are new to Melbourne as takes you round the city, with guided commentary on places to go at each stop. Only drawback is no air conditioning and so can get hot when crowded, Does not cost...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Melbourne for the Australian Tennis. Love the city circle tram, bought back so many memories of trams that were in Auckland, NZ. I picked up a brochure and had previously been on line to find out all the details. All the information...More

Thank fortunatefew
Reviewed yesterday

We were delighted to find out that the tram service in the CBD was free of charge to all. Great way to start exploring Melbourne. Classic old tram Cars were great. A must do....

Thank BLE57
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Used the City Circle Tram for the first time yesterday when showing friends around Melbourne, and it made me feel like a tourist in my own city. Best way to get around Melbourne for free, hopping on and off to see sights. Recommend this for...More

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stood at the tram stop outside the Etihad stadium waiting for route 35 city circle tram which according to the posted timetable came every 12 minutes, waited 35 minutes and saw 2 of the historic trams go the opposite way around the loop and not...More

Thank Palave
Reviewed 2 days ago

The last two visits we have been asked to leave the tram at Harbourtown. The week before Christmas the tram stopped at 8.55 pm and yesterday during the Aus Tennis Open the tram stopped at 6.15pm. Both times we had visitors with us. I had...More

Thank oldaussieiady
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Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
I can't recall the shop. Knowing the route, I can only assume it's at the Northern route near the Queen Vic Markets? But, best to google it. Mike
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Response from JazminJade | Reviewed this property |
As well as the answer below after you check in at the Crown Plaza I would go and speak with the concierge & ask them what number tram 🚃 you need to get when going out & what number tram 🚃 you need to get when going back to... More