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City Circle Tram

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1800 800 007
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The City Circle Tram is a free and convenient way to see the sights of...

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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For a matter of fact, there was never a better efficient transportation method than this. Where else you could travel within the city entirely for free, with convenient stops all... read more

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For a matter of fact, there was never a better efficient transportation method than this. Where else you could travel within the city entirely for free, with convenient stops all around the city and a mobile app allows you track the schedules of the tram precisely. Thank you Melbourne!

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All the trams in Melbourne centre are free, route 35 does a complete circuit of the city where you can jump on and off.

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Sydney, Australia
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We jumped on to little red tram to see around Melbourne city. It's a great way to explore Melbourne & it's free . My teen age son wished if this tram could run @ night as well to see the night life in the city... but we were happy with the tour.

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This complimentary tram takes you around the city centre and you can hop on hop off where you like i.

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Informative, fun and free. Cute way to see the CBD and experience this great city in such a unique way.

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everyone should try this once. took the wife for a special night out. food was really good, service was entertaining and its always nice to do something diff.

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Using these heritage trams to get around the inner circle of the city. A round trip is good. Sometimes the service falters because of electricity failure or an accident on the road, but this is just one of the quirky things about the City Circle trams.

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Convenient for transport to Melbourne Central and within the CBD area. Easy access for tourists to get around.

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I appreciate the City Circle Tram being a free service for tourists. It was a good way to see some of the sites and saved our legs walking. However one morning we waited nearly half an hour in the middle of the street but no tram came despite 3 coming the other direction. It is hard to see out of... More 

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Tram restaurant, who'd think this was worth doing. Well i have to say it was great. Excellent food. Excellent beverages and fantastic service by the staff. My group had a great time and will do it again, that's for sure. Make sure you do this once in you're lifetime. and especially with a group. Aussie David

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