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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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
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This is very encouraging that tourist can get on & off trams in CBD & all free. There is sufficient signage to forewarn when tram is leaving CBD , because once it leaves CBD travel becomes Chargeable & one has to have Myki Cards. Please...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RANJU30
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty crowded but it’s a must when in Melbourne. Very useful to get around in the city centre. It’s free, so you can hop off/on at any stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HsiaoH
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience, awesome that it is free. A must use when in the city. Especially to get to Queen Victoria Market.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nikki T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rode it on a weekday at 5 pm so it was quite crowded and hard to hear announcements of stops. Got on at Flinders Street Station and people were very friendly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda60188
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hop on and off this beaut free tram loop around heart of Melbourne. I like to take visitors on this ride, hopping off around town to take in State Library, Chinatown, theatre district and bars. Great for families. Tip: take your time and make a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShaneABurke
Reviewed yesterday

This was a pleasant time to wend around the city if you have time.Also useful for getting around and free.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 420mayam
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tram travels over a wide circle encompassing most of the downtown and distinguishably operates old-fashioned cars. This is how you, supposedly, know to take it vs. commuter trams using the same tracks. However, there is a reason that commuter trams are modern cars: those...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sv336
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best part is - it’s free! Also it’s on a vintage tram like Melbourne had in the old days. Nice commentary as you go along. You normally wait for 20 mins for each tram. But for a free service I think that’s perfectly acceptable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VanessaLee43
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Circle route is within the free tram ride zone, so no prepaid card needed. Hop on, grab a seat near a window and enjoy a relaxing circuit of the downtown area, getting on and off where you like. Announcements on the tram point out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RoadWarrier99999
Reviewed 2 days ago

The idea of a free City Circle Tram is just great and could be something some other cities should think about. The only problem is that they partly allow too many passengers in the trams, which can be an issue if you try to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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January 12, 2019|
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Response from 307JodieS | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about tram stop but appears so from others answers... I would definitely suggest you get the tram, there is so much to see and do around the city, you will easily fill a day. Do you have children with you? Do you... More
November 21, 2018|
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Response from MONIPE17 | Reviewed this property |
Ask at hotel reception or google tram timetable...
August 29, 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