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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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A must do!

This has to be on everybody's Melbourne itinerary. Not only do you get a good look at the city's... read more

Reviewed today
Allan B
Newcastle, Australia
City sites

This is a good way to see some of the attractions of Melbourne, although at times it can be a bit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gary B
West Brunswick
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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 today

This has to be on everybody's Melbourne itinerary. Not only do you get a good look at the city's layout and historical (and modern) structures, but it's a really convenient, and free, way to get around.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed yesterday

This is a good way to see some of the attractions of Melbourne, although at times it can be a bit crowded

Thank Gary B
Reviewed yesterday

Pretty much exactly as its name says 'City Circle Tram'. Its a free tram service that goes around the city circle. It can get a bit busy at times but worth every free cent.

Thank Punkrocknessmonster
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great way to get your bearings and see a few sights without all the crowds pushing u through Only does the loop but better than walking the whole way!!

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are short of time, this is the best way to explore Melbourne City. The City circle tram runs around a loop in the city with commentary on all the attractions and history as you pass by them. And its free!!

1  Thank rik_shah
Reviewed 2 days ago

This free tram rings the city centre so it is a good way to get a quick overview of the city. there are lots of stops to hp on and off.

Thank Peach P
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great service. You can basically get anywhere in the City. We were able to hop on and off as the service runs during normal business hours and gets to most of the touristy places, or very near them. The commentary adds to the experience...More

Thank brg68mga
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great way to get around Melbourne by using the City Circle Tram, its free and does quite a large loop passing all points of interest. We always use the Circle Tram. A must for tourists.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was so handy having a free tram in the city, it goes a good distant which is great for getting to the Docklands and Restaurants. At times it was very packed but understandable, who doesn't love free transport.

Thank Cazt50
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a fun trip around the Melbourne city circle. The commentary is very informative stopping at historical places of interest in the city which you can hop off to investigate in more detail and then hop back on to travel to the next place of...More

Thank Dawn P
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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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
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