The Best Eskys and Ice Boxes in Australia for 2021

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Whether for a picnic, camping holiday, day out on the boat or just watching the game, the Esky is an essential piece of kit for the Australian Summer.

Below we review the best Eskies currently available in Australia.

Ranking:
#1
Techni Ice Signature Range
Rating:
5 Star Rating
Pros:
Incredible 8-25 day ice retention, solid construction, rubber skids, wheels
Cons:
Expensive
Ranking:
#2
Evakool Icekool Polyethelene Icebox
Rating:
5 Star Rating
Pros:
10 day ice retention, great design, tough polyethelene cabinet
Ranking:
#3
Techni Ice Classic Range
Rating:
4.5 Star Rating
Pros:
5-16 day ice retention, solid construction, rubber skids
Ranking:
#4
Evakool White Fibreglass Icebox
Rating:
4.5 Star Rating
Pros:
Up to 15 day ice retention, super solid construction, built for Australian conditions
Cons:
Expensive
Ranking:
#5
Dometic Cool Ice
Rating:
3.5 Star Rating
Pros:
Quality ice box at an affordable price point. Shoulder carry strap

Top Pick:

#1 Techni Ice Signature range 

Perfect for camping or 4WD trips, this range offers extended cooling. Solid as a rock and right up there for insulation, Techni Ice ice boxes are massively celebrated for their reliability and performance in Australian conditions.

The Signature Range boasts an incredible 8-25 days and offers full length under skids to reduce slipping, dual seals, marine grade rope restraints, and a high-quality food grade inner liner.

With their origins in the commercial market, Australian owned Techni Ice pride themselves on being at the forefront of icebox technology.

Runner Up:

#2 Evakool IceKool Polyethelene Icebox

Another absolute champion of Australian summers, the IceKool ice box boasts top notch insulation, durability and quality, and looks great doing it. Manufacturers EvaKool claim up to 10 days of ice storage with the IceKool box.

This option provides great balance between value and performance in the Evakool range. Perfect for camping, boating, beach days and more, these eskys are rugged and effective.

What's more, with them being available in a wide range of sizes, there's an IceKool suit everyone.

#3 Techni Ice Classic range 

A rugged high performance ice box at a competitive price point, the Techni Ice Classic Range keeps ice for 5-16 days. Otherwise it offers similar features to the Signature range.

#4 Evakool Fibreglass Icebox 

Another super popular esky, this range from Evakool is made from fibreglass, which reflects the heat, meaning ice stays frozen for longer. Handmade with refrigeration quality insulation, this is one of the highest performing ice boxes on the market.

The high gloss fibreglass looks great, is hygienic as doesn't absorb flavours or odours, and is easy to clean.

With ice storage of up to 15 days, and a super solid construction designed specifically for the Australian outdoors, this is likely the only Ice Box you'll ever need.

Other features we love:

- Solid construction means it can be used as a seat
- High-Quality Fittings
- Easy to use latches
- Handles can be used as tie down points
- Optional removable food tray
- Drainage bung
- Protective corner feet

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#5 Dometic Cool Ice

A great looking cooler box, the Dometic Cool Ice offers performance and functionality with style. The taller height means it can double as a chair or table and the shoulder strap allows for easy transportation.

Budget Option:

#6 Coleman Cooler
Coleman cooler esky
 With enough space for 70 cans, the Coleman 47L Cooler will provide all the space you need for a day at the beach or a weekend camping trip. It’s ThermOZONE™ Insulation technology offers more than adequate performance and it’s durable enough to last many years. Great features include four built in drink holders and easy-carry handles.

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