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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Free touristbtram around the city.

It's very popular so you might have to stand. Running commentary plus a guide onboard to answer... read more

Reviewed today
Greater Perth, Australia
via mobile
Great free transport.

Great idea having a tram that completes a circle of the city in either direction, just hope on and... read more

Reviewed today
Warrington, United Kingdom
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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
+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's very popular so you might have to stand. Running commentary plus a guide onboard to answer questions.

Thank gpwilzee1
Reviewed today

Great idea having a tram that completes a circle of the city in either direction, just hope on and hope off to see any of the attractions or just to get where you want to be. Our second journey was crammed full but that just...More

Thank EvAnTiMa
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful to travel on a historic tram, and that it's free in the city centre. Great way to get around, hop on hop off anytime you want. If you're only in the city for a few days, definitely the best way to get around.

Thank Azette L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jump on board and do a complete circle. Each stop along the way has a description of the sights surrounding that area. Use this along with a map of the area and you’ll work out the public transport situation before you know it.

Thank leah0480
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

See the whole of central Melbourne loop with a commentary. Get off where you want and rejoin. Excellent but can be crowded and hot.

Reviewed yesterday

This service hands down gives Melbourne a winner with tourists. Anyone can get around Melbourne CBD for free. We stayed for 5 nights and used this extensively. Wished other cities offered a service this good.

Thank Deb G
Reviewed yesterday

This is a free means of moving around the CBD. We were in Melbourne during its November heatwave so this gave us a break from walking between locations which we appreciated.

Thank John V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not worth your time. There is no air conditioning in the trams, unlike the regular trams. Waited 25 mins for the tram, even though the frequency was stated as 12 minute intervals.

Thank RonnieYang
Reviewed 2 days ago

The city circle tram circles that old Melbourne city, inside the free tram zone. Good way to get to some attractions including Federation square where the information centre is located.

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A better way to see the city rather than walking. Better to buy day pass MYKI and use in all public transport. My daughter's jumped on the tramp off flinders street n got off at AAMI Park station.

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18 October 2017|
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Response from JazminJade | Reviewed this property |
As well as the answer below after you check in at the Crown Plaza I would go and speak with the concierge & ask them what number tram 🚃 you need to get when going out & what number tram 🚃 you need to get when going back to... More
Garry F
4 October 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
There is a stop on corner of Queen and La Trobe Streets
14 August 2017|
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Response from Cinz R | Reviewed this property |
The PTV (Public Transport Victoria) website shows routes, times and has an App that despite the odd poor review was actually quite helpful. It's worth looking at as sometimes trams might run at nearby stations at more... More