Best Prams Austalia 2022

It can be so hard to find the best pram for your family when there are so many great options to choose from. When trying to choose the best pram it is good idea to consider your lifestyle, where you live, how you plan to use your pram and also if you’re planning to grow your family. As well as you will need to consider what your budget might look like because you can spend anywhere from $100-$2000 on a pram!

Below are a few features to consider adding to your checklist:

  • Newborn ready seat.
  • Optional bassinet/infant car capsule
  • Reversible seat (so they can be world or parent-facing)
  • Light and compact
  • Folds in one piece
  • Big basket/storage space
  • Tall and roomy seat
  • All-terrain wheels/high-performance suspension
  • Optional second seat

Keep in mind of course that you can’t have everything that you want! You can’t have big wheels, big basket, big seat, BIG features and then expect it to be super light and compact. So you might choose to compromise on your wishlist and get a pram that fits somewhere in between OR it is very common to buy two prams to meet all your needs.

best prams australia 2022
Price*WeightAge RangeFolded DimensionsPram TypeKey Feature
City Tour 2 $429-$5496.5kgsBirth-20.519 x 49.5 59.5cmsTravel/CompactNewborn Ready. One-handed Fold
Joolz Aer$649-$7996kgs6 month** -22.5kgs21.5 x 44.9 x 53.3cms Travel/CompactCarry on size. One-handed Fold
City Mini GT2$599-$8499.8kgsBirth -29kgs26.5 x 65 x 78cm3 WheelsSuper Quick Fold
OSCAR MX$820-$93910.3kgsBirth -20kgs37 x 65 x 77cms3 Wheels3 Wheels. Reversible Seat
Bugaboo Fox$1549-$21399.9kgsBirth*** – 22kgs46 x 60 x 88 cmsEverydayLightweight. Big Basket.
Joolz Day+$1499-$199913.2kgBirth*** – 22kgs35 x 59.5 x 94cmsEverydaySustainable. Lifetime Warranty.
City Select 2$839-$199912kgsBirth – 20.5kgs29.5 x 60.5 x 95cmsSingle-DoubleNewborn Ready. Second Seat
UPPAbaby Vista V2$1749-$219912.3kgsBirth*** – 22.5kgs44 x 65.3 x 83.8cmsSingle-DoubleBassinet Included. Second Seat
City Mini GT2 Double$1099-129916kgsBirth – 22kgs34 x 77.5 x 81.5cmsDouble PramFolds in one piece.
Bugaboo Donkey Duo$2299-$269915kgsBirth***-22kgs52 x 74 x 93 cmDouble PramReversible Seats.

* All prices are shown as a range between approximate market value to the RRP. Please note prices can change rapidly in this highly competitive market.

** From Birth with bassinet or capsule – sold separately.

*** From birth with bassinet/bassinet fabrics – included.

Baby Jogger City Tour 2

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The Baby Jogger City Tour 2 has featured in the Best Prams for 2021 as well as the best Travel Strollers and also has been reviewed in detail following this link. Lastly you can watch our video review here. So it’s fair to say that we are big fans of this little stroller!

The Baby Jogger City Tour 2 is suitable from birth without needing extra accessories (though it has the option of adding a car capsule or bassinet, which are sold separately). It has a very tall seat and a high weight limit to match. You can easily use the City Tour 2 from birth to preschool aged and beyond!

It also offers a good sized adjustable footrest which is a feature you don’t often see on these super light travel strollers. Lastly, I do love the super easy one handed fold. It wouldn’t be a Baby Jogger without an incredibly easy fold.

Overall I think it’s a very practical, sturdy and easy to use compact pram that would be perfect not just for travel, but everyday use as well.

Baby Jogger Tour 2 Specifications

  • Suitable for newborns – Yes
  • Weight capacity – 22kgs
  • Pram weight – 6.5kgs
  • Folded dimensions – 56 x 43.5 x 18cm
  • Carry Bag Included – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes
  • Reversible seat – No

Joolz Aer

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The Joolz Aer is a high end, luxury travel stroller. The fabric, features, functions and overall quality of this stunning stroller puts the Joolz Aer in a league of its own.

The Joolz Aer has been designed to be light and compact enough to fit in the overhead luggage on a plane. Meaning when you travel you will have your stroller right up until you board the plane. Which is fantastic if you’re expecting stopovers – or if you just prefer to keep your stroller close to avoid it getting lost or damaged in checked luggage.

This sweet little stroller isn’t just for travel, it’s perfect for inner-city and suburban lifestyle as well. The Joolz Aer is lovely to push and has surprisingly effective suspension and an overall sturdy feel despite the tiny size. So It’s great for zipping around busy footpaths and shopping centres, hopping off and on public transport, or popping into the boot of your car.

While the Joolz Aer seat is suitable from 6 months+, it does have a semi-recline position for naps. It also has newborn options of either adding a car capsule or bassinet.

Joolz Aer 2 Specifications

  • Suitable for newborns – Yes
  • Weight capacity – 22kgs
  • Pram weight –
  • Folded dimensions –
  • Carry Bag Included – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes
  • Reversible seat – No

Baby Jogger City Mini GT2

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The Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 is the perfect pram for parents who are looking for a simple, reliable, easy to use, practical pram that just does what it’s supposed to do. Especially if “easy to fold” is at the top of your pram wish list. Because nothing folds quite as easily as a Baby Jogger pram. 

It also ticks so many boxes –  the seat is suitable for newborns so you don’t need anything else to use your pram from birth. The Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 has a huge weight capacity of 29.5kgs, and a very tall and roomy seat to match. You really can reasonably expect to use this pram from birth to preschool aged or beyond. 

 The Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 comes with capsule adapters for the City Go capsule (which I have reviewed separately here), you can also purchase Maxi Cosi capsule adapters, or a bassinet separately if you choose. 

It also has a huge canopy with two height positions, two peekaboo windows and a huge mesh panel on the back to allow airflow and keep an eye on your little one, an adjustable handlebar, extendable leg rest, large basket, excellent suspension and quality wheels, and overall is just a well made and reliable pram.

The only thing to be mindful of with the City Mini GT2 is it doesn’t offer a parent facing seat – unless you use a bassinet or capsule. And I know this is one feature that is very important to some parents. 

Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 9.7kgs 
  • Weight Capacity – 29.5
  • Pram Dimensions – 104cm x 65cm x 108cm
  • Dimensions Folded – 33cm x 65cm x 82cm
  • Suitable from birth – Yes
  • Reversible seat – No
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes – with adapters included

Edwards and Co Oscar Mx

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The Edwards and Co Oscar Mx is one of only a couple of prams that have three wheels and offer the option of a reversible seat. So if you’re looking for a three wheel pram for the sporty all-terrain agility, but don’t want to compromise on being able to have your baby or toddler face you, then you should definitely take a look at the Edwards and Co Oscar Mx.

The Edwards and Co Mx is also great value for money, when you consider it is a fully sized, full featured pram that is suitable from birth, has a weight capacity of 20kgs, that is easy to fold, has an adjustable handlebar and leg rest, extendable canopy, absolutely huge basket, quality wheels and excellent suspension. 

This stroller will handle all kinds of suburban terrain – grass, play grounds mulch, gravel, as well as a little bit of off-roading – while also being compact and agile enough to maneuver around a shopping centre or busy footpaths. 

The Edwards and Co Oscar Mx is for active parents who want it all, but are also looking for excellent value for money.

Edwards and Co Oscar Mx Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 11.6kgs 
  • Weight Capacity – 22
  • Dimensions Folded – 37 x 65 x 77 cm
  • Suitable from birth – Yes, with infant insert included (bassinet optional)
  • Reversible seat – Yes
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes

Bugaboo Fox

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When people ask me to recommend them a pram I often get people describing features that don’t really match. They want big wheels, big seat, big basket, big hood, big weight limit. As well as all those full sized pram features like a parent facing seat, one-handed recline, optional bassinet, all-terrain etc. But they also want it to be light, compact, easy to fold, and easy to lift.

The Bugaboo Fox ticks all of those boxes, and even though it does lean towards the bigger side, it’s still pretty compact and lightweight, especially given its size. It is (just) under 10kgs – which is light for a full size, full featured, pram. It can fold with the seat attached. And can even fold with the bassinet attached!

Bugaboo Fox Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 9.9kgs
  • Weight Capacity – 21kgs
  • Dimensions Folded – 66 x 54 x 19cm
  • Suitable from birth – Yes with carrycot included
  • Reversible seat – Yes
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Optional second seat – No
  • Travel system compatible – Yes

Joolz Day+

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The Joolz Day + is a gorgeous, luxury, full sized, full featured pram. The Joolz Day + is the most recent upgrade on the previous Day 3 – so it is the 4th generation of this popular high end pram. 

The Day + comes with a seat and bassinet fabric, so you’re ready to go from birth through to toddlerhood. It doesn’t have the option for a second seat, but Joolz does offer a well integrated and exceptionally sturdy standing toddler board as an option for accommodating your second child. 

The upgrades with the new Day + include a one handed recline, an easier fold mechanism, more accessibility to the basket, and also a light feature on the front and back of the frame for visibility in low light.

Other big features with all Joolz prams are their Lifetime Warranty, eco-friendly recycled materials and the super cute concept of a “Birth Forest” – for every stroller registered for the Lifetime Warranty Joolz will plant a tree to help fight deforestation. 

Joolz Day + Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 10.3kgs 
  • Weight Capacity – 20kgs
  • Dimensions –91 x 62 x 101/110cms
  • Dimensions Folded – 35 x 62 x 70 cm
  • Suitable from birth – Yes, with bassinet fabric included
  • Reversible seat – Yes
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes

Baby Jogger City Select 2

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The Baby Jogger City Select 2 offers great versatility as it can grow with your family and can be configured with one or two seats, and in any combination of seats, capsules, bassinet and even a standing toddler board. So they both can theoretically accommodate up to three children of varying ages. 

One of the biggest reason I’d recommend the Select 2 is the fact the seats are approved for newborns without the need for a bassinet, bassinet kit, insert or liner – so the seat will go from birth to toddlerhood without needing to purchase anything else. Which also drives down the cost of the Select 2 when comparing to similar strollers (like the UPPAbaby Vista) especially for parents expecting twins. 

Also because both seats are exactly the same – the main seat and second seat have the same size, dimensions, weight capacity and are completely interchangeable – you do have some more flexibility with which child sits where. With the option to even switch them up through the day depending on what’s working best for you.

City Select Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 12kgs 
  • Weight Capacity – 20.5kg(per seat)
  • Dimensions Folded – 44 x 65.3 x 83.8cms
  • Suitable from birth – Yes, in the seat when fully reclined. Or bassinet (sold separately)
  • Reversible seat – Yes
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes

UPPAbaby Vista V2

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I would confidently say that the Uppababy Vista V2 is the most popular pram in Australia right now, and it is easy to see why.

It is aesthetically a beautiful pram, made from quality materials, and just one of the simplest and easiest prams to use. It has some small, but thoughtful features that makes it one of the most straight forward prams to use. For example the button to release the bassinet from the frame is on the handle at the top – which is exactly where it should be, and yet not a common feature.

The whole pram is like that; everything about it is just sleep-deprived-new-parent-friendly. It’s easy to fold, has a one handed recline in the seat, easy to adjust shoulder strap height, tap to engage/release foot brake, extendable sun canopy, huge storage basket – it’s all the things we love in a pram.

When you purchase the Uppababy Vista V2 it comes with the bassinet and the toddler seat, so you’re ready to go from birth through to toddlerhood. Then if and when you have another baby all you need to do to turn your Vista into a double pram is purchase the upper and lower adapters and you can connect both seats to the frame.

Uppababy Vista V2 Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 12.3kgs (With seat in single mode)
  • Weight Capacity – Toddler seat 23kg , Rumble Seat 15kgs and Bassinet 9kgs
  • Dimensions Folded – 44cms x 65.3cms x 84.5cms
  • Suitable from birth – Yes, with bassinet included.
  • Reversible seat – Yes, though limited configurations as a double
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes (Top seat only)
  • Travel system compatible – Yes

Baby Jogger City Mini GT 2 Double

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The City Mini GT 2 Double is an easy to use, easy to fold, surprisingly compact, double pram that is suitable for twins or siblings. Both seats lie back flat to be suitable for newborns, while also boasting some of the largest seats for a double pram on the market. 

The City Mini GT2 Double include an adjustable foot rest, all wheel suspension, better accessibility to the basket, upgraded fabrics and cushioning in the seat, and overall a more modern aesthetic. One of the subtle changes of the shape of the canopy, which allowed more space for your taller child. 

Overall the City Mini GT2 Double is perfect for active parents as it’ll handle a lot of walking and is a great moderately all terrain pram – it’ll definitely handle all the usual suburban terrain such as grass, playground mulch, dirt tracks etc with ease. 

Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 Double Specifications

  • Pram Weight – 16kg
  • Weight Capacity – 22.5kgs per seat
  • Folded Dimensions – 83cm x 75cm x 30cm
  • Suitable from birth – Yes. Seat when fully reclined. Or bassinet (sold separately)
  • Reversible seat – No
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Optional Single mode – No
  • Travel system compatible – No

Bugaboo Donkey Duo

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I still remember the excitement when the Bugaboo Donkey was first announced. Which is both an indication of the incredible innovation of this pram, and also the very effective marketing of the brand. But the Bugaboo Donkey is impressive in the way the frame actually expands to accommodate two children side by side. That said, even in “mono” mode (single mode) it’s still a very wide pram. Though the little shopping basket on the is a nice way to add value to the extra width.

The Bugaboo Donkey can also be purchased as a twin pram – two seat frames, with bassinet fabric and upright seat fabric for both frames. One thing I absolutely love about the Bugaboo Donkey is it’s one of the very few side by side double prams that allows your babies to face you, or face away (or one facing you and the other facing away. Whatever!)

Impressively it can also fold with both seats attached, however it is a big pram even when folded and weighs 15.3kgs as a double. So you’ll need strong arms and a big car to be able to leave the Donkey in one piece to transport it.

Bugaboo Donkey 3 Specifications

  • Pram Weight –15.3kg
  • Weight Capacity – 22kgs per seat
  • Dimensions Folded – 52 x 74 x 93 cm
  • Suitable from birth – Yes, with carrycot(s) included.
  • Reversible seat – Yes (Both seats)
  • Fold with seat attached – Yes
  • Travel system compatible – Yes

Rachel Stewart

Rachel is the founder of Parenting Central. She is raising two children, boy and girl, with her partner. Rachel is obsessed prams, car seats, carriers and all things baby. She has worked in the baby industry for several years, for both suppliers and also in a retail setting and has developed a passion for connecting parents with the right products to make their lives easier. When Rachel isn't playing with prams she's enjoys crocheting, drinking coffee (sometimes wine) and spending a little too much time on Facebook.

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