Caravan Air Conditioner Brands in Australia

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When it comes to cooling your caravan, you will find a number of brands in the market. Some are full air conditioners and some are just coolers. Of course, you would want to buy an caravan air conditioner that is effective and durable as well. We have written a blog that takes a look at the best caravan air conditioner brands in Australia. This blog will also take a look at what these brands have to offer and how you can choose the best caravan air conditioner for your needs.

If you find yourself asking common questions like:

  • What is the best Caravan Air Conditioner for Australia?
  • What is the most economical Caravan Air Conditioner?
  • What is the best performance Caravan Air Conditioner?
  • What size Caravan Air Conditioner will suit my existing cut out or hatch recess?

Then read on, as we have put together a great resource of information on caravan air conditioners.

Compare Caravan Air Conditioners

Dometic HarrierHarrier LiteDometic Ibis Mk 4
ImageDometic Harrier Plus Air ConditionerDometic Air Conditioner IBIS MK4
Best For Vehicle Length up to 8mup to 6mup to 7m
Electrical Rating 230-240 volts220-240 volts220-240V
Nominal (compressor Capacity)3.7 kW3.6kW3.6kW
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151)3.1 kW, 6.5A2494W2625W
Heating Capacity     2.8 kW, 5.2A2713W3017W
Current Draw     4.A / 3.6 A2.3-8.0 / 2.3-7.4 A2.2A-8A / 2.2A-7.5A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                    -2°C to 52°C-2°C to 52°C

-2°C to 52°C

Airflow (high Fan) 649m³/h maximum
Dimensions – External (WxHxL)750 x 280 x 1070mm665 x 240 x 997mm1112 x 230 x 758
Dimensions – Internal (WxHxL)500 x 66 x 520mm518 x 48 x 579mm518 x 48 x 579
Roof Opening (mm)360 x 360 or 400 x 400360 x 360 or 400 x 400360×360 or 400×400
Roof Thickness (mm)30-6020-100mm20-100
Weight (kg)453640
Number of Blower Speeds 3 + sleep mode44
Remote Control YesYesYes
FeaturesInverter Technology

A light weight and slim low line appliance

Oscillating vents

Cold plasma air purification

3 year warranty


Inverter Technology

Variable speed fan

Low Profile

Adjustable vents

Turbo fan speed

Sleep mode

Direct mode selection

Automatic brightness display

Full function remote

Inverter technology

Low profile internally & externally

Turbo fan speed for rapid  cooling

Adjustable vents

Simplified assembly

Automatic display brightness

Auto Mode

Sleep mode

Direct mode selection

Table of Contents

Caravan Air Conditioners Brands

Here are the main brands of air conditioners ideal for caravans in Australia. Whilst most are purpose built for caravans, some are portable units that are suitable for both caravans and homes

  1. Dometic
  2. Truma
  3. Houghton
  4. Telair
  5. Webasto
  6. Gree
  7. Coolzy

Dometic Caravan Air Conditioners

Dometic Air Conditioner IBIS MK4

The largest selection of air conditioners are offered by Dometic, offering you plenty of flexibility—especially crucial if you don’t have much room. Over the years, Dometic air conditioners have garnered various honours, most recently a Red Dot Design Award and the Miami Boat Show Innovation Award.

The Dometic Rooftop range includes the Harrier and the Ibis which are very popular in Australia.

Truma Caravan Air Conditioners

Truma Aventa Compact Plus Roof Top Air Conditioner

The main air conditioning system offered by Truma is the Adventa series. The German-designed Aventa provides the ideal combination of cooling and humidity, maximising comfort and reducing noise in a contemporary, energy-efficient, low-profile design. Two Aventa versions are available in either white or black. The Eco model has a cooling capacity of 13,500 BTU/h, while the Comfort models have a cooling capacity of 15,000 BTU/h.

All Truma Aventa models come complete with three manually selected cooling modes: low, medium, and high, as well as automatic cooling, dehumidification, night, and air circulation modes.

Truma offers both rooftop and storage box / under bench air conditioner units.

Houghton Air Conditioners

Houghton Reverse Cycle Air Conditioner is an OEM product that is currently standard in many medium- to large-sized Caravans and Motorhomes. It was created for the Australian RV market.

With a sleek design that is only 223 mm high, this powerful high-capacity air conditioner minimises vehicle height for low carports, garages, etc. and decreases drag. sports an attractive interior LED display and a high-efficiency fan.

The cooling capacity is 3200 watts, and the heating capacity is 2800 watts.

This is a fantastic, cost-effective replacement for your worn-out, outdated, or inoperable air conditioner or a brand-new A/C installation in your RV.


Telair has a range of flat, aerodynamic roof-mounted air conditioners that are an ideal choice because they use less inside space. The unit’s rapid and simple installation on the roof is made possible by a cutting-edge design that preserves the vehicle’s aerodynamics while utilising the normal 40 x 40 (or 36 x 36) cm roof-light opening.

Telair is a European company with offices in France and Germany in addition to its headquarters in Italy. It was founded in 1997 by the company Teleco, the Leader Manufacturer in Europe for Automatic satellite Antenna and has since expanded into caravan air conditioners and power generators.


webasto cool top trail air conditioner

Webasto are based out of Kirrawee in NSW and have made quite a push into the Australian rooftop airconditioner market in the last few years. Their rooftop air conditioners are now available online via the main caravan parts websites as well as many leading caravan companies.

Their main product is the Webasto Cool Top Trail

Motorhomes and caravans that are parked can utilise the Cool Top Trail air conditioners. They have a high efficiency and great performance due to the size of their generously sized heat exchangers. Their dependability and substantial cooling capacity have previously been demonstrated in the intensely hot Australian summers, where temperatures can reach up to 50 °C. As a basic feature, the units have a robust heat pump capability that can operate in -5 °C frigid temperatures outside.


Andy Sullivan

Andy Sullivan

A lover of all things outdoors, Andy is an experience camper having traveled the east cost of Australia multiple times and countless trips throughout New Zealand.

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