Best Caravan Brake Controllers

Updated: May 18

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Best Caravan Electric Brake Controllers in Australia – Critical Equipment For Safe Towing

Is your caravan or campervan over 750kgs?

If that’s the case, Australian Design Rules demand that you get a set of trailer brakes. Even if your caravan isn’t that heavy, it’s still advisable to have separate brakes for your van. It will help to keep you, your passengers, and other road users safe.

However, you also need to operate the brake system from your towing vehicle. This will require a caravan brake controller. There are a couple of different types that are available at different price points so there should be one for every budget.

Hopefully, this guide will help you find the best caravan brake controller for your needs. Let’s take a look now!

 

Tekonsha 9030 Voyager 12v Brake Control 2&4 Wheel

Elecbrakes Brake Controller

Hayman Reese 12V Remote Mount Brake Controller

Baintech Tow Mate with Remote Trailer Brake Controller


Our pick
Tekonsha 9030 Voyager 12v Brake Control 2&4 Wheel
Elecbrakes Brake Controller
Runner up
Hayman Reese 12V Remote Mount Brake Controller
Baintech Tow Mate with Remote Trailer Brake Controller

1-4 axles

1-2 axles

1-3 axles

1-2 axles

12V

12V

12V

12V

Proportional

Proportional

Time-Delay

Time-Delay

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

80 x 130 x 40mm

N/A

N/A

30 x 57 x 90mm

5 years

2 years

3 years

1 year

Best Caravan Brake Controllers Australia

Tekonsha 9030 Voyager 12v Brake Control 2&4 Wheel

Tekonsha 9030 Voyager 12v Brake Control 2&4 Wheel

Our Pick

Pros
  • Handles up to eight brakes/four axles
  • Suitable for double and single-axle vehicles
  • Quick and easy connection
  • Sensors and LEDs provide clarity
  • Five-year warranty
Cons
  • None that we can see!