Babystyle Oyster 3
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The Babystyle Oyster 3 is the latest version of the brand's flagship model. It will be released onto the market in mid-2018. The stroller retains its original straightforward style and colors typical for the Oyster series. In the new version, however, the design is more angular, focusing on functionality.

The seat is softly padded and color-matched with the pillow accessory. It is considerably enlarged, so it can handle even an older child. You can also adjust the height of the hood (adjusting it changes also the height of the harness) or the extendable leg rest. The Oyster 3 has a more compact fold, as the seat is easily folded as the chassis folds. The stroller can handle even rougher terrain, thanks to its new, larger and better-quality wheels.

Babystyle Oyster 3 Features & Specifications

The Basics

Pushchair (seat and chassis only), 2in1 stroller system, 3in1 stroller system
Stroller weight
11.5 kg
Unfolded dimensions (h×w×l)
109 cm x 57 cm x 77 cm
Folded dimensions (h×w×l)
70 cm x 57 cm x 37 cm
Chassis material
Country of origin

The Seat unit

Maximum weight capacity - seat load
22 kg
Recommended age range (best to use with a child of)
0-36 months
Reversible seat unit
Easy-release memory button(s) on the seat or the carrycot
L-shaped, bucket-type seat unit
Reclining backrest
Yes, 3 positions
Full-recline backrest (a bigger-than-a-150-degree-angle to a lie-flat)
Backrest recline type
Rear-located recline mechanism (e.g., lever-operated)
One-hand backrest recline system
Extendable backrest
Legrest positioning
Yes, 4 positions
Extendable leg rest
Wipe-clean layer on the leg rest
Backrest height
49 cm
Width and depth of the sitting surface
30 x 25.5 cm
Total length of the seat unit
92.5 cm
A higher seat unit's position on the chassis
Height-adjustable seat
Seat unit's proper attachment indicator
2in1 convertible carrycot/seat unit (pramette travel system)
Fabrics removable for cleaning
Seat fabrics cleaning
Machine washable
Safety harness type
Harness padding
Height-adjustable harness belts
Ventilation integrated into the seat
Second seat can be attached (single-to-double convertibility)

The Canopy (Hood)

Seat unit equipped with a canopy/hood
Extendable canopy/hood
The canopy/hood features a sun visor
Floating, follow-the-sun canopy
Height-adjustable canopy
Removable canopy
Waterproof canopy
UV protection in the (canopy) fabrics
Ventilation integrated into the canopy
A pocket integrated into the canopy
Peek-a-boo viewing window present on the canopy
Peek-a-boo window can be closed/covered
Quiet (magnetic/no velcro) peek-a-boo window
Reinforcing side clasps present on the canopy

The Bumper bar

Bumper bar
Bumper bar type (style)
Removable bumper bar
Gate-opening (swing-away) bumper bar
Height-adjustable bumper bar
Bumper bar features a fabric (non-wipe-clean) cover
Bumper bar features an extra crotch strap

The Wheels

Number of wheels
Front wheel(s) type
EVA foam-coated wheels
Rear wheels type
EVA foam-coated wheels
Front wheels diameter
18 cm
Rear wheels diameter
28 cm
Swivel wheels
Lockable wheels
Removable wheels
All wheels are double wheels
All-terrain version of wheels available to purchase separately
Wheels equipped with mudguards
Two-wheel mode

The Suspension

Wheels with suspension
Suspension type
Mechanical (internal spring-loaded mechanism)
Adjustable suspension softness
Rocking chassis

The Brake

Central brake system/type
One-step rocker pedal (flip-flop friendly)
Deceleration handbrake

The Fold

Folding system
Flat (compact) fold
One-hand fold
Plane-travel-friendly stroller with an ultra-compact fold (suitable as carry-on luggage)
Folds with the (forward-facing) seat attached
Folds with the rearward-facing seat attached
Self-standing fold
Auto-lock feature of the folded chassis
Folded stroller can be pulled behind like luggage
Stroller folds and/or unfolds by itself
Equipped with a carry strap/carry handle
Outward fold (the seat fabrics are on the outside after folding)

The Handlebar

Handle height adjustment
Handlebar material
Leatherette (PU/eco-leather)
Handlebar height
99-109 cm
Reversible handlebar (handle can be flipped to the other side)
Safety wrist strap

The Basket

Shopping basket
Large shopping basket
Basket's weight capacity
3 kg
Closable basket
An extra basket can be attached to the frame
A pocket integrated into the seat/elsewhere on the stroller frame

The Carrycot

Carrycot compatible
Yes (without adapters)
Internal dimensions of the carrycot - mattress measurement
73 x 30 cm
Carry handle on the carrycot
Inclining carrycot mattress
Foldable carrycot
Rocking-base carrycot
Ventilatilated carrycot base (bottom ventilation system)
Carrycot installable in the car instead of a group 0+ car seat (Auto carrycot)
Carrycot positioned high on the frame

The Car seat

Car seat compatible
Yes (without adapters), Yes (with adapters)
Car seat sold separately
Maxi-Cosi/Cybex car seat attachment-type adapters available
Britax Römer car seat attachment-type adapters available

The Accessories & Extra features

Parent tray/organizer on the handlebar (included)
Cup holder can be attached
Reflective elements
No pushchair mode/seat-unit configuration available
Rain cover included
Mosquito net included
Leg cover (apron) included with the seat unit
Seat liner/insert included
Changing bag included
Carry bag/transport cover for the folded stroller included
LED light(s)
Built-in audio speakers
A storage/bag can be attached instead of a seat

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Parent reviews of the Babystyle Oyster 3

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Handles well and is nice to push

  • Stylish/looks good
  • Feels sturdy
  • Nice to push
  • Good on all terrains
  • Easy to clean as wheels detach
  • Folds up with seat attached and to quite a reasonable size
  • Huge sun shade
  • The mechanism to detach the carry cot from the frame is very sticky (someone recently told me they put vaseline on theirs though)
  • The poppers on the basket don't stay attached on one side

We purchased the Oyster 3 travel system in Rich Navy with a silver frame and have been using it for nearly 2 years now. I love how stylish the stroller looks. It seems to cope well with all terrains and the wheels can be removed to give them a good clean if they get muddy. The stroller handles well and is nice to push, it has quite a neat turning circle. The brake is easy to use. It has a really generous sun hood and baby has always seemed comfortable. When folded the stroller is a reasonable size, especially if you remove the back wheels. Its fairly straightforward to fold and unfold and can be folded with the seat attached, sometimes the handlebar button sticks a little but this isn't really too much of a problem and sorts itself out after a bit of a jiggle. I really like this travel system and would definitely recommend.

It isn't without some small faults, though - as I said, the handlebar extension button occasionally sticks. The popper on one side of the carry basket no longer stays attached (that could be our fault for overloading the basket). When we had a newborn we never really put the carry cot on the frame as removing it was incredibly difficult, it just always felt really stuck on there - this didn't overly bother us but can appreciate this could annoy others - I saw someone with the same stroller recently and asked their thoughts and they said they just put some Vaseline on the mechanism and it was fine. To me, these issues are fairly minor, and we have definitely had value for money from this stroller. I would buy again.



It's perfect. I am waiting for one right now.

I struggle to find fault with it

  • Very sturdy
  • Easy compact fold
  • Great storage
  • Feels very secure
  • Great at navigating different terrains
  • Seat quite upright
  • Great from birth to and including toddler age
  • A little heavy
  • Could be a better sun visor

I have really enjoyed this pram and struggle to find fault with it. Would recommend.

  • Light
  • Foldable
  • Long space for napping
  • Extended sunhood
  • Ability to raise the hood higher up as the child grows
  • Padding under the head
  • None so far

We only have the seat setup. So far I haven't found any minuses. The only thing for me is that it is a bit low, but before we had a Neonato Puro and that is a high stroller. Compared to other strollers it is not that low. It's super light and goes really easy - almost by itself. It is great.

  • Comfortable and secure seat which faces both ways
  • Big basket
  • Buggy board available
  • Quite heavy
  • Extending mechanism for the handle has started catching and getting stuck in uneven position after 3 years

Great from birth to early toddlerhood. Easy drive, I've used it for almost 4 years, and the quality has been very good.

  • Versatile
  • Grows with baby
  • Easy folding
  • Lots of accessories to add on
  • Heavy car seat
  • Heavy frame
  • Does fold small with stroller attached (with winter accessories)

A great pram for growing with your baby. A lovely choice of colours. Easy to push and put up and down.



Amazing, lightweight, handles perfectly. Pleasant material. Big wheels - perfect for off-road.

  • Compact, folds in 1 piece both forward and parent-facing
  • Well maneuverable
  • Spacious, adapts to any child
  • Spacious basket
  • The front wheels are rattling, but after a little modification they are fine - not everyone wants to ride with fabric sticking out of the front wheels
  • The bassinet is one of the smaller ones

The stroller meets all our requirements. I just think that for the price it should be a bit more awesome.

  • Compact
  • Compactness and simple folding
  • Weight
  • Design
  • Driving characteristics
  • Bassinet has a nice depth
  • Large and spacious basket
  • Comfortable clicking on of the bassinet or the seat on and off the frame
  • Small bassinet
  • No bassinet hood positioning, just open or closed
  • I didn't find it suitable for all terrains

After long consideration, we decided on this pram. It is very compact and relatively lightweight. Since we live on the 3rd floor without an elevator, we needed something compact. This requirement the Oyster meets perfectly.

Especially the seat part stands out in the compactness area - it can be folded in one piece with the chassis and carried like a suitcase, which is amazing. It can also be facing in the parent direction, which is also a bonus. In essence, I do not have reservations on the seat part, perhaps up to a headrest pillow that cannot be detached.

The bassinet is not as great, unfortunately. First, it's small. I liked it's small and compact, but our little one outgrew it at the end of 4 months so we had to move to the pushchair part because she didn't fit in with a footmuff. A 70 cm mattress is not great. Another thing is that does not offer other positions of the hood - it can only be open or closed, nothing in between, which is a shame. And, also, in my opinion, a sunvisor against the sun is missing on the hood.

As for driving, it is super nice to push it around town. It's very easy to push. It can tackle light terrain, too, but really only light. I also pushed it on really bad, broken sidewalks in a vineyard part of our town, but that felt like torment. However, if you are looking for a nice, good-quality, well-made urban pram, the Oyster 3 will serve you nicely and will meet your expectations.

  • fashionable
  • durable
  • high quality
  • practical seat
  • the head rest in the seat is in the way of adding any seat liner
  • handle could be sturdier
  • narrow carrycot
  • seat could be even more upright

The carrycot felt a bit narrow but we love the seat. The handle could be sturdier but it's a durable pram nonetheless. Very fashionable. I just mind the head rest in the seat as it's difficult to fit in any seat liner.

Your questions about the Babystyle Oyster 3


My baby is 3 mths and 61 cm long and over 14 pounds. When can I put him in the stroller?

Hey, Jade,

If your little one cannot stand the carrot, you can put him in the seat even now. You need to make sure the seat is fully reclined, though; a 3-month-old baby cannot be in a sitting or semi-sitting position. You will be able to raise the backrest without hurting the baby when the baby sits by itself, without any help - which can be anywhere between 6 and 12 months of age.

More about starting to use the seat unit in this article.

.eli - 31 Mar 2024

Hi Eli,

Do you know how I can remove the seat fabric for washing? It says it's machine washable, but I can't remove the back seat fabric and there is no instructions for this.

Many thanks!

Heya, Krisztina,

It can be done, as far as I know, by sliding it off somehow. It is not an easy task and I also recommend, if you truly go for it, making pictures or better yet, camera footage of how it was before and how you removed it (to be able to put it back on again).

I personally would not really machine wash it, though, stroller fabrics tend to fade or get damaged after that. I would hand wash (or if machine washed, the gentlest program there is), and with the harder-to-remove fabrics, I would actually rather keep those on and hand-washed them on the frame. Here is my stroller cleaning & maintenance article to learn more about that.

.eli - 08 Jan 2024

Is it possible to remove the head rest?

Hey, M,

No, as far as I know, the headrest cannot e removed in any easy way that would not also look weird, design-wise.

.eli - 24 May 2023

Is the Oyster 3 footmuff worth buying - will it fit into the stroller along with a grown-up toddler, e.g. 3-4 year-old?

Is there a foot apron compatible with Oyster 3? (Oyster Zero apron does not seem to as it doesn’t cover legs properly in Oyster3 :( ).


Hi, Irene,

For a 3-4 years old, an Oyster 3 footmuff - nor any other, to be honest - will not be enough to really cover the child. At such an age where the kid is supposed to walk more than to sit (or at least go from one to another often), a footmuff is rarely necessary- usually just good winter clothing + a blanket is enough. Definitely would not get the Oyster 3 footmuff here, rather go to a stroller store and try a few out, but you might end up rather getting a thick blanket and good overalls for you little big one.

P.S. I quite liked the Lodger footmuffs, and they fit even a 3 years old, BUT it was a bit of a tight fit. The larger Lodger Explorer one that is already discontinued was even larger; try checking classifieds.

.eli - 27 Jul 2022

What colours are available?

Hey, Magpiestar!

We don't sell anything on Strollberry, so I will only tell you what colors are available in general, in the latest Babystyle collection. And it is the Cherry, Mustard, Tonic, Mercury City Grey & Mirror, Caviar, Pepper, and Rich Navy.

.eli - 09 Nov 2021

Is the slightly rattling handle something to be concerned about?


I would mostly say NO, don't be concerned too much. It is a small issue of the Oyster 3 by Babystyle, and a similar one can be found on telescopic handlebars of other sofisticated prams (like a [[cybex-priam-3|Cybex Priam[[ - and it is not overly noisy on the Oyster.

The only time I would be concerned about this would be if you plan to use your stroller on heavy terrain very regularly. In that case, I would get something larger and sturdier because a lot of strain damages the joints of any stroller, and if the joint is on the looser side already, it just might get looser and noisier over time even more.

Overall, I really liked the Oyster 3 and for urban parents, it's quite a luxury pram & pushchair. Btw, here's our in-depth Oyster 3 expert stroller review to help you know more about this pram!

Here's an article about stroller handlebars to know more, if that helps as well 😉 And good luck!

.eli - 23 Aug 2021

Hello. Do you know what is the full length of the backrest for the Oyster 3 pushchair when the headrest is extended to maximum?

Hello, Aly,

Yes, sure, I did measure it with the headrest extended, and my measurement of the seat back for the Babystyle Oyster 3 was 49 cm. I did fit a 3yo inside with the canopy up high if that helps.

.eli - 03 Jun 2021

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