6 best 3-wheel prams for everyday adventures

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The best 3-wheel prams | Mum's Grapevine

Life with little ones has a habit of getting a bit hectic. From daycare drop-offs and playdates to doing the weekly shop, we’re always on the move. Having a pram that can keep pace and carry the load can be a big help.

The best 3-wheel prams are designed for the busy life. Made for movement with a front swivel wheel, they’re easier to push when packed with groceries and a growing tot. The manoeuvrability of 3-wheelers is a big plus. Add to that a slender frame for squeezing into tight spaces and you’ve got one seriously nifty pram.

Often overlooked, 3-wheel prams have just as much to offer (if not more) than their 4-wheel counterpart. Whether it be long walks in the country air or going block to block in the city, the best 3-wheel prams are built to shine in any terrain.

The best 3 wheel prams for all-terrains

We asked our Pregnancy and Baby group members to recommend the best 3-wheel prams available and these are the brands they recommend.

1. Edwards Co

Edwards & Co Oscar Mx 3-Wheel Pram

Edwards Co Oscar MX ($899)

Sleek, sophisticated and seriously good at multi-tasking, the Oscar Mx has it all. Designed by parents, for parents, this 3-wheel pram ticks every box from precision performance right down to price. The compact frame is ideal for days spent cruising the city and the stand-out list of features – UPF50+ canopy, storage basket, swift one-hand fold and handy newborn insert – ensure families have everything they need, wherever they go.

I have two friends who have them and love them! They have huge storage baskets underneath! – Rebecca K

Weight: 10.3kg
Wheel type: Rubber with foam inner
Suitable for: Newborn – 20kg

2. Bumbleride

Bumbleride Indie All-terrain stroller

Bumbleride Indie ($849.95)

Strolling the streets is a breeze with the Bumbleride Indie pram. The air-filled tyres take on rough terrains with ease, allowing bub to sit back and enjoy the smooth ride in style. Made for toting little ones around from day one right through to toddlerhood, the durable fabrics and strong, sturdy frame are built to last. And with features like the one-step fold, roomy canopy for sun protection and easy-stow pockets, this 3-wheel pram meets all the needs of modern parents.

I have the Indie Bumbleride and love it. Really easy to manoeuvre, put up and down, well made. – Rachelle D

Weight: 10.8kg
Wheel type: Air-filled tyres
Suitable for: Birth – 24kg

3. Baby Jogger

Baby Jogger City Mini GT2

Baby Jogger City Mini GT2 ($799)

Manoeuvrability is no match for the City Mini GT. Whether it be navigating busy streets or casually strolling around the shops, this 3-wheel pram has superior steering for every situation. A clever quick-fold system allows parents to pack the pram away while holding baby in their other arm. Suitable from birth, simply recline the seat when bubs needs to snooze as you cruise.

Baby Jogger City Mini GT! It ticks all those boxes and we’ve taken it hiking a zillion times.” – Madeleine M

Weight: 9.5kg
Wheel type: Forever-air wheels
Suitable for: Newbron – 29.5kg

4. Mountain Buggy

Mountain Buggy Urban Jungle

Mountain Buggy Urban Jungle ($799)

The original all-terrain stroller. This award-winning 3-wheel pram takes families from the city to the beach without skipping a beat. Ready for any adventure, the rear wheel suspension, lightweight frame and wipe-clean fabrics are just some of the features that make this beauty pop. Super comfy, with a lie-flat recline and cushioning in all the right places, it’s a versatile pram for kids up to 5 years old.

Mountain Buggy Urban Jungle… I love the Mountain Buggy… it’s so convenient and the lightest pram I’ve had.” – Rikki P

Weight: 11.2kg
Wheel type: Air-filled tyres
Suitable for: Birth – 25kg

5. Bob

Bob Revolution Pro

Bob Revolution Pro ($649)

Built for adventure, the Bob Revolution Pro has two suspension settings – one for minis 18kg and under, the other for tykes 18kg and up. This ensures maximum comfort as kiddies grow. The lockable front wheel gives this pram increased stability for that morning run or jog around the park which can then swivel when needed, like turning tight corners at the shops. With fab features like that, plus internal seat pockets for sneaky snacks and toys, it makes being out and about on wheels a breeze.

Had a Bob Revolution Pro for my first, it turns so well and light to push on runs! – Natasja Z

Weight: 12.8kg
Wheel type: Air-filled tyres
Suitable for: Birth – 25kg

6. Valco

Valco Baby Snap 3 Wheel Pram

Valco Baby Snap ($549)

The lightest pram in the entire Valco Baby range, the Snap is a nimble ride for navigating bustling streets and coastal beach paths. The padded seat fully reclines for sleepy newborns or snoozing toddlers and the auto-fold lock secures the stroller in place once packed down flat.

Valco Baby Snap…it’s super lightweight and the only one that folds inwards in one movement without removing the seat. – Tiani R

Weight: 6.2kg
Wheel type: Puncture-proof tyres
Suitable for: Birth – 20kg

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