Sleeping Duck vs. Koala

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Selective sleepers love this customisable foam/spring hybrid design.
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Specialised foam gives this highly-rated mattress a balanced feel.
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Pricing

Price of Double
$
1099
$
1099
$
1049
$
950
$
950
$
800
Price of Single
$
799
$
799
$
749
$
750
$
750
$
600
Price of Queen
$
1349
$
1349
$
1299
$
1050
$
1050
$
900
Price of King
$
1449
$
1449
$
1399
$
1200
$
1200
$
1050
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Review

Rating
●●●●●
4.5
/5
●●●●●
4.7
/5
The Good
Customisation is the key to Sleeping Duck's success. Customers can choose between two firmness levels, and then switch up layers if it's not suitable. It's easy to contact the customer service reps and ask for a firmer or softer layer. Plus, all their foam are Australian made and any foam layer or mattress you return is donated or recycled.
It's not easy choosing which Koala feature customers love best. The quick delivery service, seamless returns, and good customer service are just a few strengths. However, we were amazed at how many customers said their back and neck pain disappeared after sleeping on the Koala.
The Bad
Easily, the weakness of this mattress is the price. Almost every size is several hundred dollars higher than the average foam design in our index. There are a few mattress with similar price tags, but this is one of the more expensive hybrid models. Below, we explain how the Sleeping Duck's construction and materials contribute to the cost.
While many customers love the Koala, there are complaints about durability and firmness. Some customers say adjusting to the mattress takes time, but others found it too firm after several weeks. Others say the lack of edge support makes it difficult to get in and out of bed. Before buying this mattress, see if the company's 120-day trial period applies to your area.

Materials

Year Established
2014
2015
Inner Layers
Gel Memory Foam, Natural Pinhole Latex, Support Foam
Kloudcell foam, Ultra Resilient Ecofoam
Cover Material
Bamboo Fabric
Tencel Blend
Dimensions (Queen)
203cm x 153cm x 30cm
203cm x 153cm x 23cm
Available Sizes
Single, King Single, Double, Queen, King
Single, King Single, Double, Queen, King

Perks

Warranty Length
10
years
10
years
Sleep Trial
100
nights
120
nights
Free Shipping?
Yes
Yes
Free Returns?
Yes
Yes

Meta Rating

User Rating
4.8
/ 5
4.8
/ 5
Popularity Rating
3.5
/ 5
5.0
/ 5
Affordability Rating
1.0
/ 5
3.0
/ 5
Trial Rating
3.7
/ 5
4.7
/ 5
Overall Meta Rating
4.5
/ 5
4.7
/ 5
No. of Reviews Analysed
2452
17468
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Last Updated —
July 21, 2018