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Mr James mcbride

City circle tram is so good even the locals use it so if that doesn't sell you on it the sheer fact... read more

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jimmyp897
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Adelaide, Australia
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City Circle Tram

The tram ride was very convenient to circle around the heart of the city. Well designed and was... read more

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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

City circle tram is so good even the locals use it so if that doesn't sell you on it the sheer fact it's 100% free will

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jimmyp897
Reviewed yesterday

The tram ride was very convenient to circle around the heart of the city. Well designed and was very helpful for tourists to go around the Federation Street, Flinders Gate, Collins Street in Melbourne.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank shantisubra
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The City Circle Tram was a way to get around to see the sights of Melbourne fro free!! Wow thank you!! The commentary was great giving us high lights to points of interests

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lynnebJ6775YQ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great free tram but it’s difficult to hear the commentary the minute someone speaks really loudly!! So when they are talking you can’t hear a thing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kyrstie S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s an old carriage which bobbles about a lot more than the new ones. We got on a couple of minutes before a downpour so everyone rushed to close the windows and the tram fogged ups o we couldn’t see out. However, it is obviously...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Coylum
Reviewed 2 days ago

experience public transport the melbourne way and jump on a tram in the city. Tram stops are sprinkled all over the place and are for sure a more effective mode of transport around the city than a car is. Also greener. Do it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yninaj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every city should have one. Easy way to get around the CBD. Stops in all the right spots and covers a very large area considering its completely free. Great asset to Melbourne for inner city urban transport.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hinanospider
Reviewed 3 days ago

Melbourne teams are wonderful, they are all free within the city limits,but the best is the old red rattler that takes you around the cities sites and with commentary explains some of Melbournes unique history on the way. It’s great for visitors, whether from overseas,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jane M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Melbourne is one of the very few global metropolis that offers this free service to travelers, tourists and locals alike. It simply shows that we do matter to them. This amazing customer service experience was one of a kind. The interiors of the tram was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's iconic and a great way to get around Melbourne CBD, see the sights and learn some of the history. Kills an hour for free and great to people watch.

Date of experience: December 2018
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314garryr
21 November 2018|
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Response from MONIPE17 | Reviewed this property |
Ask at hotel reception or google tram timetable...
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Kerenelise
30 August 2018|
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Response from VickiB67 | Reviewed this property |
HI, There are several city circle trams (number 35) circulating at one time, they usually come every 8-10 minutes and go in both directions. At each tram stop there is a marron/brown circle sign for the city circle tram... More
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HolidayFun2017
24 July 2018|
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Response from BrightStar32 | Reviewed this property |
From tram stop number 5 on the corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Street in Melbourne, take the tram towards Vermont South, Route 75.
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