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Silver Cross Dune vs Reef: This or That?

Silver Cross Dune Travel System vs Reef Stroller:
The Complete Review and Comparison 2022

By: Jason

We first presented the concepts of Dune and Reef in September 2019 at Cologne. Of course, you may remember that room. We've listened to your feedback since then, talked to families and over the past two years we've been working really hard to refine both concepts to what you're about to see today. These amazing new products take our core travel systems to a completely new level of sophistication, both functionally and aesthetically. Dune is our most compact urban travel system which is perfect for city living. Meanwhile, the Reef stroller will match any modern parent’s taste and style while providing the baby with a safe, comfortable ride, always. This ultimate multi-terrain system offers premium comfort while remaining practical and stylish. Sit back and continue reading on for Bambi Baby’s look into these unique and one of a kind  Silver Cross Strollers with folding compact carry-cots.

Silver Cross Dune Mid-Size Stroller + Compact Bassinet - Space         

  Silver Cross Dune Mid-Size Stroller + Compact Bassinet - Space

                      $1,199.99 SHOP NOW                      

Silver Cross Reef Full-Size Stroller + Folding Bassinet - Orbit

                                                Silver Cross Reef Full-Size Stroller + Folding Bassinet - Orbit

                                                                         $1,349.99 SHOP NOW

Available in Deep, Dark Orbit, Tan, warm and comforting Earth, and Deep Blue Neptune.

Silver Cross Stroller Features

Dune Stroller

  • Seat suitable for newborns on up to children that weigh a max of 55 lbs.
  • Strolls with bassinet*, newborn pod*, rear-facing, forward-facing or as a travel system*.
  • The Genius™ harness system with magnetic buckles makes getting your little one in and out of the car stress-free.
  • The improved seat features adjustable calf support and multiple seat recline positions, including a fully-flat recline for maximum comfort for your baby.
  • The outer fabrics are woven from yarn from recycled plastic bottles for enhanced sustainability.
  • The ability to fold with only one hand facing either way provides maximum convenience.
  • The vegan leather handle will never touch the ground when folded, so it stays cleaner.
  • Large, easy to access basket with 11 lb. capacity.
  • Enhanced suspension to tackle busy streets and tight corners.
  • Included UPF50+ Sun Sail attaches directly to the hood for instant shade (with the addition of accessories)            

Reef Stroller

  • Seat provides comfortable transportation for newborns to children weighing 55 lbs.
  • Outstanding maneuverability and deluxe suspension.
  • Choose your mode: bassinet*, newborn pod*, rear-facing, forward-facing or travel system*
  • The convenient one-handed fold faces either way.
  • Features the helpful Genius™ harness system with unique magnetic buckles.
  • The multi-recline seat positions include a completely flat recline for better naps.
  • Sustainable outer fabrics are derived from recycled plastic bottles.
  • Vegan leather handle never touches the floor when folded, making it ideal for public transportation.
  • Large basket holds up to 11 lbs.
  • Upgraded suspension system tackles busy streets and tight corners.
  • Car rides are easier thanks to the one-handed fold.
  • Create instant shade with the included Sun Sail that provides UPF50+.

Dune Bassinet

  • Ventilated UPF 50+ extended hood with pop-out sun visor and peek-a-boo window.
  • Adjustable air vents for maximum airflow.
  • Fabric lining is made of breathable bamboo.
  • The removable mattress is washable.
  • An apron provides additional warmth for cold days.
  • Compatible with both the Silver Cross Dune and Reef bassinet stand.

Reef Bassinet 

  • Suitable for overnight sleeping
  • Ventilated UPF 50+ extended hood with pop-put sun visor & peek-a-boo window
  • Base’s adjustable air vents provide maximum air flow
  • Bamboo fabric lining
  • Removable, washable mattress
  • Included Apron for added warmth
  • Compatible with Silver Cross Dune/Reef bassinet stand

Silver Cross Stroller Weight and Dimensions

Silver Cross Dune Stroller Dimensions

Folded: 27" L x 23" W x 11" H in.

Unfolded: 30" L x 23" W x 36-42.5" H in.

Product Weight:

Chassis: 15.3 lbs.

Seat Unit: 10 lbs.

Recommended Usage: Birth to 55 lbs.

Silver Cross Dune Bassinet Dimensions:

Folded: 31" L x 17" W x 10.25" H in.

Unfolded Inner: 28" L x 12" W x 8.5" H in.

Unfolded Outer: 29" L x 13" W x 9.5" H in.

Product Weight: 7.7 lbs.

Recommended Usage: Birth to 6 months or when baby can push up or rollover

Silver Cross Reef Stroller Dimensions

Product Dimensions (Folded): 28" L x 24" W x 12" H
Product Dimensions (Unfolded): 33" L x 24" W x 39-44" H in.
Product Weight: 17.6 lbs. (Chassis) / 9.9 lbs. (Seat Unit)

Recommended Usage: Birth to 55 lbs.

Silver Cross Reef Bassinet Dimensions

Unfolded (Inner): 28" L x 12" W x 10" H
Unfolded (Outer): 33" L x 15.25" W x 11" H

Folded: 33" L x 17" W x 10.6" H

Product Weight: 11 lbs.

Recommended Usage: birth to 6 months or when baby can push up or roll over

Similarities and Differences of the Dune and Reef

Silver Cross Dune is a high quality, beautiful compact travel system which has been designed to capture a new generation of consumers. With its advanced functionality and refined detailing, Reef shares elements and features with Dune that has a different appeal. It provides families with the ultimate in comfort and protection in a multi-terrain travel system with an overnight sleeping first bed carry on.

Both Dune and Reef feature multiple patterns and showcase our new unique folding system which is unlike any other. Both have a suitable from birth seat unit which features our new innovative Genius buckle and the auto adjusting harness system. Dune is paired with an innovative compact folding carry-cot and  Silver Cross Reef has a first bed overnight sleeping carry cotton as you'd expect. As always, the design team have been obsessed with the integration of fabrics and hardware. It's created a completely unique harmony of beautiful form and function. Dune is our intelligent contemporary urban stroller designed and built for city living. Uncomplicated and uncluttered, Dune is inspired by a need to reset and assess what is of value in our lives. The look is considered an innovative fabrics engineered to fit seamlessly, providing ultimate comfort with an effortless modern interface. Sculptured and divorced surfaces create architectural direction. Recycled fabrics carry our conscious message towards a sustainable future. Vegan leather is featured on the handlebars, bumper, bars and detailing. Combined with a striking metallic and enamel finishes on our blending points.

Dune has a simple, intuitive one hand fold. It can be folded with the seat attached, parent or world facing and locked securely for transportation. Dune is unique in folding with the seat unit attached free standing on its wheels without the telescopic handle touching the ground. This ensures the polished detailing and padded Vegan leather handle always look beautiful when folded.  Dune features a comfortable Vegan leather carry handle for easy transportation. When developing Dune, our aim was to improve the user experience by developing innovative, intelligent solutions. The headrest height adjustment system is an example of this. By squeezing a trigger on the seat backrest spine, the headrest and shoulder harness adjust seamlessly and can be easily set to the correct height. The padded headrest provides supreme comfort and support for the child. The headrest can also be removed and a newborn pod fitted for an additional front berth solution.

We are incredibly proud of our Genius harness system and magnetic buckle. The harness straps can be adjusted quickly and easily on the move and the magnetic buckle ensures no more fiddly difficult to attach. Harnesses.

Complementing these features are a set of beautiful comfortable harness pads. Dune comes in a sophisticated minimalist palette comprising of space, glacier and stone. From the building blocks surrounding us. Colors are born from far reaching corners of our universe. From the rock on which we tread to the landscapes we wish to save. Each color-way emanates its own personality, each modern in its approach, tonal and value. Striking synergy connects fabric to hardware creating new generation of identity. Juniors is a contemporary knitted fabric quality paired with an embossed geometric sculptural knit to create the perfect balance of innovation and comfort. Where less is more and more is beautifully considered.

Each element is carefully designed to create the perfect balance. A focus on recycled fabrics is at its core carrying on our conscious message towards sustainable future. With a focus on comfort. Our contemporary mild bamboo fabric is used on the carry-cot lining and newborn pod with anti wicking and breathable properties. This is perfect for newborn baby's skin. A big focus of the Dune development was the need to provide a comfortable cushioned ride. In the best traditions of  Silver Cross, Dune features high quality NeverWear tires with visible engineered suspension Springs all round.

Our innovative intelligent folding compact carry-cot has been designed to provide a cozy safe environment for a newborn. It can be lifted from the chassis with one hand and the unique construction and use of materials allows the carry cot to fold origami like into a small flat package which is easy to store and transport. It features a hard shell base using the same materials as contemporary luggage riding durability and stability both on and off the chassis. The folding compact carry cot also features adjustable ventilation panels at the head and toe end as well as ventilation in the hood.

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Sep 13th 2022 Jason
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