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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Great trip to familiarise yourself with Melbourne

Although a local, I love rumbling along on the free City Circle tram. It is convenient and provides... read more

Reviewed today
Heather P
Must do experience

Went on the tramcar restaurant a few years ago & it was fantastic. Such great quality food. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Debbie S
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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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride” (429 reviews)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed today

Although a local, I love rumbling along on the free City Circle tram. It is convenient and provides an informative journey for both tourists and locals. It is much better since the free trams were introduced within the inner CBD as the City Circle is...More

Thank Heather P
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Reviewed yesterday

Went on the tramcar restaurant a few years ago & it was fantastic. Such great quality food. We had all you can drink as well. The food is presented on the plate beautifully. Great service. Can't wait to do it again one day. We loved...More

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed yesterday

Wanted to go the full circle with hopping off and on at different spots. Got off near the Vic markets, got back and waited and waited for another tram to come, over 30 minutes. Got on and wanted to get off at Docklands. A stop...More

Thank Debbie23294
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great service to get around the place. This is free within the CBD and was really easy to get around with.

Thank Fiona R
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely appreciate the free ride, but there was no commentary for several blocks after we got on. Then the commentary started, but it ended again on the side of town where we had started. I would estimate that about 20% of the ride had no...More

Thank GloryandJerry S
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Reviewed yesterday

This free tram service is wonderful. The historic tram with the commentary is great for orientating oneself. I would reccomend it to anyone

Thank Pat W
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an interesting and novel way of dining. Food was good and service very good. All parties concerned had a very enjoyable night. It would have been a good way of seeing Melbourne except it did get dark but apart from that, thumbs up....More

Thank OwenB1952
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tram service is excellent and the drivers really helpful, you get commentary all the way around city circle and it helps you visit some of the great places, well done thank you

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been living in Melbourne all my life and just 'discovered' the City Circle Tram - had a wonderful time listening to the commentary about my Melbourne, getting off at Vic Market and Docklands. Had a great time.

Thank J9086
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very convenient mode of transport to travel around the city. I like the simple route that easy for travelers to understand it . You will never get lost with their tram service.

Thank Daynee C
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Chua T
13 March 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
5 March 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
5 December 2017|
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