Top 10 - Best Ceiling Fans in Australia For 2019

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Updated for 2018/19 Season

The top 10 ceiling fans released in the last 12 months - Updated for October 2018

The 2018/19 season brought some stunning new ceiling fans with it, including several from new brands. It’s never easy to choose the best fans from such a diverse range soour staff had their work cut out for them when they put this list together. To pick the best new ceiling fans, we thought about innovation, design, installation location and how many options the range provides for our customers.

infinity ceiling fan

number one#1 Fanco Infinity-i DC Ceiling fan

 ✓ IP rated ✓ Light Options ✓ Size Options ✓ Modern Design ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ Variable Speeds ✓ Colour Options

“I really love the slim lines and the delicately curved blades. We chose the timber look blades for the living room – and it looks amazing!”  

The Infinity DC ceiling fan is our number one pick for a number of reasons. It is a high quality energy efficient DC motor ceiling fan with an architectural style. The Infinity by Fanco operates quietly with a six speed remote for greater control of the ceiling fan and is reversible for summer and winter modes.It matches a range of interior decors and can  also feature outside in undercover areas. This fan ticks all the boxes and are flying out the door this summer!

urban 2 dc ceiling fan

#2 Urban 2 DC Ceiling fan

 ✓  Light Options ✓ Size Options ✓ Modern Design ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ Variable Speeds ✓ Colour Options

“The Urban 2 DC is exactly what I was looking for – an affordable ceiling fan that moves a lot of air. The light is excellent too!”

If you’re looking for a reliable DC ceiling fan encompassing the best elements of modern and traditional styles, the Urban 2 DC ceiling fan may be the one for you! Utilising safe timber blades, the Urban 2 DC is  low in energy consumption. Although it uses no more than 29.4w on its highest setting, it produces an extremely high airflow of up to 13,560m3/hr!

wynd ceiling fan

#3 Wynd DC Ceiling fan

 ✓  Energy Efficient ✓ Modern Design ✓ Colour Options ✓ Reversible

“The Wynd is very impressive –  a beautiful timber fan. We bought the walnut colour when it came  out and we’re so impressed that we’ve pre-ordered the white to go in the bedroom.”

A natural beauty, the Wynd has three handcrafted timber blades finished in walnut. Like many of the fans on this list, the Wynd measures up on both aesthetic and performance measures, particularly in the realm of energy efficiency. Using no more than 25 watts on its highest setting, the Wynd rotatates up to 195 times a minute to produce a respectable air flow of 9,743 m3/hr - an excellent result for very little energy consumption.

eco breeze ceiling fan

#4 Eco Breeze DC Ceiling fan

  ✓  Light Options ✓ Size Options ✓ Modern Design ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ Variable Speeds ✓ Colour Options

“They look even better in real life, and they cool our home very effectively.”

 The Eco Breeze DC ceiling fan is one of the latest additions to the Fanco range. The Eco Breeze offers a stylish addition to any home and is available with or without an LED light option. Its DC motor allows the Eco Breeze to run quietly and efficiently, powered by just 4W on its lowest setting. It comes with a remote control which gives allows the user to choose between 5 speeds. The fan also features a reversible motor for use in Summer and Winter.

eco breeze ceiling fan

#5 Radical II DC Ceiling fan

   Outdoor rated   Large Blade Span ✓ Modern Design ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ Variable Speeds ✓ Colour Options ✓ High Airflow ✓ Coastal rated*

“We put our Radical II under our pergola. It’s excellent – and a great size for outdoor areas.”

Hunter Pacific upgraded one of their most popular models this year! Now available in 6 colour options, the Radical II DC features an improved motor which produces higher airflow than its predecessor. This new model boasts an exceptionally high airflow output of 16,272 m3/hr. The 60" ceiling fan available is a popular choice for outdoor entertaining areas, where the large diameter provides broader coverage broader than a standard size fan.

*Does not apply to all colours, please see individual listings. 

otten ceiling fan

#6 Otten DC Ceiling fan

 ✓ Large Blade Span ✓ Modern Design ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ Variable Speeds ✓ Reversible Blades ✓ High Airflow

"The Otten has excellent airflow and it's quite striking, I really like the detailing on the motor." 

The Vento Otten will command your attention with a 60 inch blade span and lightweight industrial style. This beautiful fan features reversible blades, finished in oak on one side and mahogany on the other. However the Otten earned its spot on this list with its impressive airflow and efficiency. The 32.7 watt motor creates up to 12,233 m3/hr of air flow  and when set to its lowest speed, uses just 3.7 watts. 

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#7 Revolution III Ceiling fan

   ✓ High Airflow ✓ Outdoor rated ✓ Coastal rated ✓ Modern Design ✓ Energy Efficient ✓ Colour Options ✓ Light Options  Control Options

"Love this classic four bladed look, and I was thrilled to see that it's both coastal and outdoor rated - it was a great find!" 

The Hunter Pacific Revolution 3 Ceiling fan has an upgraded motor, increased blade pitch and some minor cosmetic changes whilst retaining the popular looks of the Revolution. The fan features Slimline Motor Technology with high quality polymer aerofoil blades. The Revolution features a distinctive slimline motor, with models available with integrated LED lights.

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#8 Liberty IP55 Ceiling fan

 ✓ IP55 Rating ✓ Modern Design Variable Speeds ✓ High Airflow  Colour Options ✓ Large Blade Span ✓ Outdoor rated ✓ Coastal rated 

"I feel more confident buying an outdoor fan when it has an IP rating, and I was really happy to find one that was a little bit bigger too."   

The Martec Liberty claims the highest available IP rating for a ceiling fan - IP55! This makes the fan a rare contender for outdoor coastal applications. Very few of its competitors make the IP55 grade in this particular style. The Martec Liberty IP55 Ceiling fan incorporates 4 electronically balanced ABS plastic blades and a fully reversible 65w motor. 

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#9 Swish DC Ceiling fan

   Dimmable CCT LED Light  Variable Speeds  Reversible  Colour Options  Internationally Recognised Design

"The Swish adds a real wow factor to my home, and I couldn't believe how many colour options the light has!"   

It’s almost impossible to complete this list without giving the Swish a nod. For customers on the hunt for a ceiling fan with a dimmable LED light, the Swish is a prime choice. International designer, Karim Rashid created the cutting-edge shape and the IF International Design Awards recognised the fan’s quality early this season. The Swish's integrated light is very impressive as it features colour changing technology and is dimmable. 


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#10 Tourbillion DC Ceiling fan

   Outdoor  Very Large Blade Span  Reversible  Colour Options  Light Options ✓ High Airflow  Size Options

" An excellent choice if you're looking for an extra large fan to go outside." 

 It can be difficult to find an extra large ceiling fan for an outdoor area, but Eglo solved that this season with the Tourbillion. Because this style is available in two sizes (either 60 or 80 inches) and comes with 2 downrods, the fan is suitable for a whole range of spaces where you need a strong airflow.