Tatami & Goza Mats

Tatami are a traditional Japanese floor mats. They are made by covering rice straw with a woven sea rush. Tatami are made in individual mats of uniform size and shape, bordered by brocade or plain cloth.

The size of a room in Japan is typically measured by the number of tatami mats. Standard dimensions of full mats are fixed at 90 cm by 180 cm (1.62m²). Although, these can vary between regions. Tea rooms & tea houses are traditionally designed to be 4½ mats. 

We can get them made to whatever size you want. However, as most Australian rooms aren't made with dimensions in 90cm increments, the most popular and stunning way to have tatami is to place the mats in a central position and surround them with floorboards to leave a flush finish. A thickness of 5cm is the most popular if planning to surround with floating floorboards. 

In Japan, all the materials used are cleaned and disinfected prior to manufacture. This is done without using any harmful chemicals and meets strict Domestic & International standards. They are sourced from Kyushu (South-west Japan). In Japan, it is illegal for untreated human waste to be used to fertilise food crops. This is not the case in other parts of Asia where cheap straw is sourced by non-Japanese manufacturers.

The straw used for our mats is oven dried at 85 C for 8 hours to comply with our strict quarantine import permit regulations. This dries out the straw and denatures any seeds/pathogens in the straw.

We guarantee that you won't find genuine Japanese tatami mats sold by our local competitors for a cheaper price. 

Size variation

Since tatami is made from a natural product over time mats may shrink or expand depending on humidity. There may be an insignificant variation in length/width of +/- 5mm. Please consider this when ordering. 

Tatami Prices

Full Mats

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Prices

$215

$430

$645

$860

$1065

$1270

$1475

$1680

$1875

$2070

$2265

$2460

   Half sized mats are $160 each  e.g. 4 1/2 mats (tea room size) is $860 + $160 = $1020
More than 12 mats = $2460 plus $190/additional mat
 

Our couriers service Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Sydney, Newcastle, Illawarra, Albury, Central Coast, Northern Rivers, Canberra, Melbourne, Bendigo, Ballarat, Geelong, Adelaide, Perth & Tasmania. If you live outside of these areas then we will find another courier. Delivery charges can be found on our Tatami Shipping page.

To enquire or purchase any of our items, please call the shop 07 5591 5088 or email

Last Updated 18th July 2019

 

Our next shipment will arrive in mid-August

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Plain Black Trimmed Tatami

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Stock#TM01

Size (180 x 90 x 5cm; 25kg)

Stock# TM01F

Price (see table above)

 

Teahouse configuration

4 + 1/2 mat set - 1 left

Unframed $1020

(270 x 270 x 5cm)

Brown Brocade Trim Tatami

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Stock#TM12

Size (180 x 90 x 5cm; 25kg)

Stock# TM12F

Price (see table above)

 

Teahouse configuration

4 + 1/2 mat set - 2 left

Unframed $1020

(270 x 270 x 5cm)

 

Framed Bed Sized Mats

Frames come in Dark Brown or Natural

 

Single (101.5 x 213cm footprint) coming soon

 

Semi-double pair (135 x 213cm) $652 (natural frame only)

 

Queen pair coming soon

 

King pair (193 x 213cm) $749 (natural frame only)

Green & Blue Brocade Trim Tatami

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Stock#TM15

Size (180 x 90 x 5cm; 25kg)

Stock# TM15F 

Sold Out

Framed Bed Sized Mats

Frames come in Dark Brown or Natural

 

Single (101.5 x 213cm footprint) coming soon

 

Semi-double pair (135 x 213cm) coming soon

 

Queen pair coming soon

 

King pair (193 x 213cm) $749 (natural frame only)

Blue Brocade Trim Tatami

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Stock#TM09

Size (180 x 90 x 5cm; 25kg)

Stock# TM09F

Price (see table above)

Standard Mats Framed

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We can also supply you with wooden frames that lock our standard mats into place and you will only see the top of the mats (not the side). They help protect the edges from damage.

In-stock now.

Prices shown include tatami mats and the wooden frame.

Frames in Natural or Dk Brown

  • 2-mats (190 x 190 x 5cm) $627
  • 3-mats (190 x 280 x 5cm) coming soon
  • 4 + 1/2 mats (280 x 280 x 5cm)  coming soon

Black Trim Goza Mat

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Stock#GM001

Goza Mats are the woven rush top piece (omote) of tatami. They are edged with black silk. They are not recommended for frequent traffic areas. Get tatami mats for those areas.

These make great beach mats

 

Size 200 x 90cm

 coming soon

Shipping category 1 for up to two mats

Rodatami

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Stock#TMR1

Rodatami for tea ceremony

Mats are made from 90 x 90 x 5cm tatami.

 

$210 with the 44cm cut piece included

$1070 with 4 mats

Custom-made mats

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We are able to supply you with non-standard mats up to 2m long and 1m wide.

Square or Rectangular mats

Full Mats $250~

Half mats $150

Other Shapes

Full Mats $295~

Half mats $165

Delivery time

Normal shipping is 2 to 6 months depending on our next container.

Express shipping is 1-2 weeks (International courier charges apply = approx $1000 for 4 mats).