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Thoroughly enjoyed the trip in an old style tram with awesome service

We hopped on and thoroughly enjoyed every moment chatting to other passengers and when Jo hopped on... read more

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Cairns, Australia
Nice free addition to the city

Pleasant to find the free City Circle Tram available in the city, mainly catered to tourists. When... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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

We hopped on and thoroughly enjoyed every moment chatting to other passengers and when Jo hopped on board to look after passengers he was amazing, helpful to us as well as other passengers. We hope Jo is appreciated by the tram public service. He provided...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasant to find the free City Circle Tram available in the city, mainly catered to tourists. When you are on the tram though, sometimes struggle to hear what the tour intercom speaker is saving above the noise on people, the tram and traffic. Also, most...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Grab the free city tram, great fun and lots of great viewing in the city. Well worth the trip. Great for friends and family

Thank War143
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had such a fantastic night, food was delicious, the wait staff were so friends and the mood/lighting in the tram was just just right for our dining experience. The only down size was it was a little squishy if you are a bigger person to...More

Thank jessicahocking
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Free tram round Melbourne. It’s a great way to get a feel of the place, and as it’s free it’s a must-do.

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Circular Tram system is good to travel around Melbourne to hop on and off and is free.... although the intercom was intermittent, there was lots of useful information about locations around the city..

Thank Nicki K
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can't really see too much from the tram at street level. It is certainly an experience to have a free tram ride in a historic car. The sound track was muddy so it wasn't easy to understand what we were seeing, but it did...More

Thank mulamae
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful service Melbourne has to offer. Kids first weekend in our beautiful city and what a wonderful way to explore it (and best of all for free!). Trams were surprisingly very clean, highly recommend taking advantage of this wonderful offer. So surprised that...More

Thank dylhan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes FREE! Tram #35 circles the CBD and goes past many good sites to get on and off for sightseeing. Some commentary provided. Gives access to other trams, all of which are free within the CBD. Great that city provides this service, and both Aussies...More

Thank Bart C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very handy. We used it all the time to get around and even, like many other people seemed to do, as a sightseeing tour. Only one time we had to wait for an hour in wind and rain without one turning up. These things happen.

Thank harrie_v
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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
July 23, 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.
July 19, 2018|
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Response from Lees1967 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The trams travel around the cbd area which would be a few kilometres from the cruise ship terminal. Not being from Melbourne I couldn’t really say the exact distance and which would be the closest tram stop sorry