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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1800 800 007
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Definitely worth doing!

Great way to do a loop of the city for free! Tram was crowded for first few stops but we got a seat... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rebecca C
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Sydney, Australia
Great way to see the city

Melbourne is all class when it comes to sight seeing. What a great way to get visitors especially... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chloe R
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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.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride” (396 reviews)
“your bearings” (482 reviews)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 1800 800 007
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Reviewed yesterday

Great way to do a loop of the city for free! Tram was crowded for first few stops but we got a seat after a couple of stops and did the loop. Appreciated the commentary and advising what attractions were at each stop.

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Melbourne is all class when it comes to sight seeing. What a great way to get visitors especially when the city circle is FREE!!

Thank Chloe R
Reviewed yesterday

I used this service many a times on my trips. Perfect way to get around Melb city free of charge. Wasnt great with a pram (rude people) but the service itself is wonderful

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. The service was second to none and the food was delicious. This is a great way to show your out of town friends some of the sights of Melbourne.

Thank survived321
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a very convenient way of transportation within Melbourne CBD. Connected to almost all main spots which we had to visit.

Thank PraveenRavi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a handy service to move from one end of the city to the other and helpful to reach a host to f landmarks along the way, such as Melbourne Town hall, State Library and Federation Square.

Thank bashirwadia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great commentary on this tram needs more carriages or needs a conductor because ppl pack in like sardines

Thank Marcus S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This free tram in the Melbourne immediate CBD is a fantastic idea. Once you've got your MYKI card for $6 then top-up as you go, you can zip around the city very quickly. There is the circle tram but also the trams that go in...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

This hop on hop off free city circle tram is excellent, it has a recorded commentary for each stop and gives advice on site seeing options as real as tram/train links. It runs every 10 minutes and covers most of the central CBD area. Well...More

Thank Susan (Sue) G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great for getting about but unfortunately many people think the same making a lot of the trams very crowded. If you haven't been to Melbourne it is well worth doing a loop just to listen to the commentary on board.

Thank FalconerIV
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simonboley
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
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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
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mnairn
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
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