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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Amazing system!

I was in Melbourne for 4 days and spent nothing on the transport as i always took free trams to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Heather C
Easy to sightsee for tourist!

There is nothing better than FREE stuff in AUS. The audio guide played in the tram, can get a brief... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Taipei, Taiwan
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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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“free ride” (381 reviews)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed yesterday

I was in Melbourne for 4 days and spent nothing on the transport as i always took free trams to look around the city area! This system is brilliant !

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is nothing better than FREE stuff in AUS. The audio guide played in the tram, can get a brief history of each place. Though, it does sometimes get crowded during the pick hour.

Thank jesschoosetofly
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been on list of things "Must Do" in Melbourne and finally got to do Saturday. From the minute we sat down service was fabulous with the amazing Timothy as our Host @ the most.... very entertaining & cheeky, made the experience fantastic. 1pm started with...More

Thank Gaylene C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Why don't all Australian Capital Cities have them still? Travel in and around Melbourne is so easy-and free in the city. Easy to get on and off and regular timetable means its the best way to get around Melbourne CBD and close surrounds.

Thank DonnaCurnow
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not only a great piece of history, that you get to ride in, not just look at ! Not to mention it's the best way to get your bearings around Melbourne

Thank DonandZenta
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was hoping to see things and photograph on way round however too crowded and noisy to even hear the commentary ..disappointing and the windows were so dirty no photo ops anyway....plus side the driver and support person were entertaining and helpful.

Thank 77smiley
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great ride, although a bit noisy but it was a great overall experience especially when it's FREE.

Thank moverskami
Reviewed 3 days ago

Can I bring them home? It is absolutely no hassle to get anywhere in Melbourne, just catch a tram. A to B to C and back again without a hassle. Freezone is brilliant and fares are cheap too. On time everytime

Thank Zeberdy2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

Melbourne's tram offers an easy and accessible system, runs every 15 minutes, stopping off at various spots along the way, eg. Docklands area and Harbour Town, Chinatown, Bourke Street mall, etc.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 days ago

City Circle Tram doesn't really take you to any interesting places. Very slow and bumpy. Would be okay for a young family for something to do if you're desperate. Would be ok if you wanted to get your bearings of the city.

Thank HannahOsk
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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Fransiska L
Hi... Im staying in docklands. How do I make the difference between the clockwise and anticlockwise route of the city circle tram ? Is it different spot to catch the tram ? Also, how long will the next tram come to the same spot ?
7 May 2017|
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Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
I think it's one way only going anti clockwise
How far is the nearest stop from the cruise terminal?
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
Does anyone have a favourite stop on the City Circle? Which one?
22 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
Parliament house