Free Inner City Touring
The City Circle Tram is a free public transport tram service provided by the City of Melbourne.
Both Local and Overseas Tourist are able to ride a piece of genuine Heritage Listed Australian History.
The "W" Class Trams, coloured maroon and green, travel in a loop around the central business district of Melbourne.
Stopping outside the Melbourne Historic State Library.
As you travel around you pass by some of the Melbourne city great tourist attractions.
One exciting aspect of the journey is the Circle Tram travels through the developing Docklands Waterfront Precinct an exciting, modern and growing area.
Here you can indulge in some of Melbourne's finest cuisine, sit with a delicious coffee and watch the passing traffic or take advantage of the terrific prices and shop till you drop.
On board this great little ride you are being guided by an Audio Announcer who elaborates on the attractions, the recommended disembarkation stops and other features that may interest the traveller.
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This is Australia's busiest suburban rail terminus and home to the world recognized Clocks, a meeting place for Tourists and Locals under the Clocks
Formally known as Spencer Street Station, this has been rebuilt into the spectacular world class terminus for Country, Interstate and Suburban Train Travellers.
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You are able to ride the Heritage Tram either clockwise in an easterly direction or anticlockwise in a westerly direction.
The trams run every 12--15 minutes and the full loop journey can take up to 50 minutes.
For a map of the whole route and particulars of public transport links/timetables just click here.......
The great thing about the City Circle Tram loop is that you are able to get on or off at any of the stops along the way that may interest you.
Because the Route is quite extensive I have divided it into two distinct sections and you can find these here in the website. Just click onto the links below for more details.
The West Loop will deal with the city attractions that you will find travelling along the west side route from Flinders Street Station to The Queen Victoria Market.
The East Loop discusses the great city attractions that you will find beginning at The Old Melbourne Gaol and ending back at Flinders Street Station
These are the attractions along the Complete Loop.
Flinders Street Station
The Webb Bridge
The Docklands Park
The History Walk
The Flagstaff Garden
The Queen Victoria Market
The Old Melbourne Gaol
The Melbourne Museum
The Royal Exhibition Buildings and Carlton Gardens
The Princess Theater
The City Museum
The Fitzroy Gardens and Captain Cook's Cottage
Hop ON - Hop OFF the City Circle Tram- Your Choice Where
Each Attraction or stop off point along the Tram loop is unique in itself, this is truly a great way to travel around the city at your leisure any day of the week.
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