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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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A nice relaxing solo trip

Did a round on my extended lunch break. Nice and relaxing, lots too see and plenty of hop on hop... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mira C
via mobile
Great free way around Melbourne

A free guided tour of the CBD. Helpful to know where to go to enjoy Melbourne. Well presented and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt S
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did a round on my extended lunch break. Nice and relaxing, lots too see and plenty of hop on hop off places! Wouldn't do it again but glad that I did it.

Thank Mira C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A free guided tour of the CBD. Helpful to know where to go to enjoy Melbourne. Well presented and frequent services. Handy for getting to Docklands.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Conveniently located to circle central Melbourne the tram is a great way to see the city sights. Talking guide and the ability to jump off to explore something that grabs your eye.

Thank magliolo56
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We friends went for a round in the free circle as its our first time in tram. Though its a regular commuting there and was crowded, still it's a nice experience we travelled on a tram. We travelled many stops and finally got down @...More

Thank sundar m
Reviewed 2 days ago

The city circle has many pick ups and travels around the outskirts of the CBD. Good to see all the old and many new attractions including the Docklands area. You can on and off as many times as you care with no charge

Thank billdY5802RY
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had my Brother in Law and his wife visiting from Hong Kong and wanted to do something special for them. So we went on the Tramcar Restaurant. Nothing can be more Melbourne that this. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our table.Given the...More

Thank Antony M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A system set up by melbourne council to attract Vistors local and International , for free rides around our beautiful city. Can stop and get off at many attractions in the city area, check with the Information contacts around town, Trams are clearly marked for...More

Thank SyeZ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can't believe all the trams in the CBD area are free including the City Circle Tram, wonderful for visitors. The City City Tram is wonderful, I just sat on it all the way around and then got back on later to go where I...More

Thank Wlisaann
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cool experience on the old tram touring the city center. It is free and crowded during peak hour. Anyway it covers most of the tourism spots. You can easily take the tram to most of the Melbourne place to visit via the tram.

Thank EuJinn N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These trams are old trams & as it named,It circles around the city.It uses recorded sight scene information.Sitting arrangement & interior is vintage style.Best part is free & you can hope on & off at any stops.Those who has accomodation in city area,can use these...More

Thank Drash T
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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14 August 2017|
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Response from Cinz R | Reviewed this property |
The PTV (Public Transport Victoria) website shows routes, times and has an App that despite the odd poor review was actually quite helpful. It's worth looking at as sometimes trams might run at nearby stations at more... More
Fransiska L
7 May 2017|
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Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
I think it's one way only going anti clockwise
8 April 2017|
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Response from Nola E | Reviewed this property |
What a lovely place to start a day out... Across the road is the light rail, at a beautiful original station in Port Melbourne. That tram will take you to the Casino where you can pick up the free City tram. Even the trip... More