Top 10 - Best Ceiling Fans in Australia For 2018

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Updated for 2018 Season

As well as the below overall Top 10 this season we have conducted the Ceiling Fan Awards. Here you will find TOP 5 fans based on specific criteria such as bedroom fans, fans under $200 and DC motor fans. Click here to view the awards page.


#1 Fanco Origin DC Ceiling fan

The new Origin DC range is Choice Recommended and has become a popular option for a modern home both for indoor and outdoor, undercover use. It has an elegant, aerodynamic blade design and a light kit can be added without detracting from the overall design of the fan. The motor represents cutting edge engineering which allows the fan to produce high airflow whilst remaining extremely energy efficient.

  • 6 Speed remote control
  • Powerful, energy efficient DC motor
  • High Airflow
  • Larger than standard 56” blade span ideal for living rooms and open plan spaces
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor, undercover use
  • Warm White LED Light kit available
  • Colour options include White or Koa

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#2 Fanco Infinity Ceiling fan

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 silently with a six speed remote for greater control of the ceiling fan and is reversible for summer and winter modes. As it is IP Rated, the Infinity is versatile and suitable for indoor areas to match a range of interior decors or feature outside in undercover areas such as patios and outdoor entertainment spaces. This fan ticks all the boxes and are flying out the door this summer!

  • Damp rated for undercover outdoor locations
  • DC motor for further energy efficiency
  • Durable ABS plastic blades
  • Remote control which operates speeds and reverse function
  • Includes a 2 year in-home warranty + 3 years additional repair or replace warranty on the motor

Available in Black, White and Timber-look blades with either a brushed chrome or black motor housing.

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#3 Cinni Milano DC

The Cinni Milano DC is has a standard 52” blade span and its simple and modern design mean it will never go out of style. This fan is popular for its energy efficient, high quality DC motor which uses only 27W on the highest speed. It is quiet in operation making it an ideal choice for bedroom use. There is also a model with an integrated Warm White LED light available.

  • 6 speed remote control
  • Energy Efficient DC motor
  • Reversible for Summer/Winter use via the remote
  • Integrated LED models available
  • Colour options include: White, Matte Black and Brushed Aluminium

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#4 Brilliant Cayman DC

The Cayman 52” ceiling fan is a recommended choice for both living rooms and bedrooms. It only uses an impressive 1W when on the lowest speed which is ideal when leaving it on overnight. Using only 35W when on the highest of the 6 available speeds makes this fan very energy efficient. Not only is it’s functionality impressive it has a modern edge with its cylindrical motor housing and slight curve to its blades sure to be a stunning feature for your space.

      • 6 speed remote control
      • Energy Efficient DC motor
      • Stunningly moulded ABS blades
      • Fully reversible for summer and winter use
      • Model available with 15W LED light (3500k)
      • Available in White and Satin Nickel


urban 2 ceiling fan#5 Fanco Urban 2 Ceiling fan

Our customer's favourite bedroom fan is a definite feature in our best ceiling fans Australia list! With simplicity in design, the Urban 2 suits most interiors and comes with some great recognised features. Offering timber blades, great air movement and a multitude of models - there isn't much the Urban 2 can't offer. Choose between a wall control or remote model, the fan with or without light, an edison light kit or LED, AC motor or DC motor...there is a reason it was rated the best selling AC fan with timber blades! It is also the only fan currently on the market with a dimmable LED light. These fans are flying out the door!

      • Models with AC motor and models with DC motor
      • Quality timber blades
      • Option for light (including an LED option)
      • Wall control and remote options
      • Includes a 3 year in-home warranty

Available in White and Brushed Aluminium.

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trident dc ceiling fan#6 Trident DC Ceiling Fan

The Trident Ceiling fan is one of our top fans as it has two blade span options, a 56” or a massive 70” available in its modern, quality, three blade design. Select a colour variation with a white or black motor and it will not only be your indoor feature but also the focal point of your outdoor, undercover space. The larger version will use only 25.9W on the highest speed and move a higher than standard airflow of 16,846 m3/hr. Impressive right? This is why it earns it’s place in our top ten. Models are also available with an integrated Cool or Warm White LED light.

      • 6 speed remote control
      • Energy Saving DC motor
      • Black and White Motor Models are IP23 rated
      • Higher than standard airflow
      • Various Colour Combinations
      • Choose between no light, Cool White or Warm White light

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#7 Intercept White 2 Ceiling Fan

With its classic and timeless styling, the Intercept 2 ceiling fan from Hunter Pacific is designed to suit any living or work space. The Intercept 2 features a die-cast aluminium body and quality timber blades that are sealed and painted ensuring longevity in operation. The Intercept comes with standard wall control and is remote adaptable.

      • Reversibility function
      • Die-cast aluminium body
      • Remote adaptable
      • Model with light available

Available in White, Matte Black and Brushed Aluminium

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#8 Fanco Eco Silent DC

The Fanco Eco Silent is the perfect ceiling fan for a bedroom or living space with its clean classic styling. Designed to suit any space the Eco Silent takes advantage of the latest brushless DC ceiling fan technology and operates quietly and efficiently at 30W on high and 4.1W on low.

        • 5 speed remote control
        • Suitable for summer/winter use with reversible functionality (via remote)
        • Energy efficient DC motor
        • Timer settings (via remote)
        • See separate listing for model with light
        • High quality plywood blades

Available in 48" or 52" without light or with LED light.

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#9 Ventair Spyda Ceiling Fan

The Ventair Spyda ceiling fan has fast become a very popular ceiling fan with its 49" size, it's modern look and light option. The Spyda is also available in a small 36” blade span ideal for those small rooms where space is limited. The new 56” version with its larger blade span is great to cover a larger space particularly an outdoor, entertainment space.  The Spyda is an AC fan and comes with a wall controller which is still a popular choice for many households. It features ABS plastic blades, Japanese bearings for smooth operation. Two LED light kits are available, choose between warm white or natural white before purchasing. The Ventair Spyda is a great choice for bedrooms and well deserved its place in our top 10 list.

            • AC motor with wall control (remote adaptable)
            • Durable plastic blades
            • True Spin technology
            • Model with LED light available
            • Popular 49" size (Also available in a 36” and 56”)
            • Includes a 2 year in-home warranty + 4 year motor replacement
            • Available in White, Black and Titanium.

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brilliant bahama#10 Bahama no light

With a stylish 3 blade design the Bahama DC ceiling fan from Brilliant combines’ modern day design with the latest technology. The Bahama utilises an energy efficient DC motor and is flexible in design with its slimline ABS plastic blades allowing for installation either indoors or outdoors (undercover).

            • ABS plastic blades
            • Energy efficient DC motor
            • See separate listing for model with light
            • Suitable for summer/winter use with reversible functionality (via remote)
            • 5 speed remote control
            • Comes with 2 year in home warranty + 3 year motor warranty


Available in Black, White and Charcoal with Maple blades.