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.
Melbourne's lively laneways wind unpredictably between the wide, ordered streets where bullock carts hauled goods in the 19th century. Today you can escape Melbourne's modern-day traffic in these charming backstreets.
Let the aroma of good coffee and gourmet outlets tempt you to Degraves Street and Centre Place
There's more great café culture along Crossley Street, as well as stylish boutiques and small, popular lunch places. Nearby Liverpool Street is lined with good-value Asian eateries and friendly Italian restaurants.
Visit the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne's most iconic landmark, where Victorians have been coming since 1934 to honour the service and sacrifice of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping.
Enter the Shrine and experience the quiet solitude of the Sanctuary where hundreds of thousands pay their respects each year.
Surrounded by the Shrine Reserve, the Shrine is elevated, overlooking the city of Melbourne within 13 hectares of beautiful parkland.
Visit Melbourne's inner-city oasis. Over 10,000 plant species from around the world are presented in a kaleidoscope of colour and texture. Sweeping lawns, tranquil lakes and majestic trees are home to an amazing range of wildlife.
Visit Melbourne’s favourite shopping destination where you can wander the heritage sheds for an authentic local experience. Uncover a variety of clothing, jewellery and souvenirs, and taste the atmosphere of the meat, fish and deli halls.
Take the 90 minute Ultimate Foodie Tour, a small group walking tour for food lovers and eat the best food the market has to offer.
Nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the observation deck of the highest public vantage point in the Southern Hemisphere. Located at Level 88, Eureka Skydeck is Melbourne's 'must-see' attraction. Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill you with the Edge - a glass cube which projects 3 metres out from the building, with you in it!
If you are into museums, then NGV is a must during your visit to Melbourne. Opened in 1861, this is Australia's oldest art gallery. The building is beautiful, and you can visit it on your way to the CBD. Check out the museum’s website for current exhibitions and activities.