Updated: May 18

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Best Recovery Kits in Australia – What’s #1?

Anybody who regularly goes offroading will confirm that potential disaster is always just around the corner.

It doesn’t take much to end up in a dangerous situation. Drivers consistently underestimate the terrain around them. They enter pools that are too deep or their tyres can’t grip loose surfaces and end up stuck.

Even if you’re not in trouble, you may encounter somebody in a difficult spot. That’s why a good 4WD recovery kit is an essential purchase for every SUV and ute. You never know when you might need it.

In this guide, we’ll look at some of the most popular recovery gear in Australia. We’ve selected a range of products at different price points for every budget.

Check them out!

 

XTM 7 Piece Recovery Kit

Mean Mother Recovery Kit 5 Piece - 8 Tonne

ARB Essentials Recovery Kit

MAXTRAX Recovery Kit - Bush


Our pick
XTM 7 Piece Recovery Kit
Mean Mother Recovery Kit 5 Piece - 8 Tonne
ARB Essentials Recovery Kit
premium option
MAXTRAX Recovery Kit - Bush

8,000kg

8,000kg

8,000kg

12,000kg

8,000kg

N/A

9,000kg

N/A

10 m

N/A

N/A

N/A

9 m

N/A

N/A

2-5m

2 x 4.7T

2 x 3.2T

2.47T

Fuse: 7T /Core: 14T

10 Tonne

N/A

12 Tonne

N/A

Dampener doubles as a carry bag

Yes

Yes

Yes

Best Recovery Kits - Australia

XTM 7 Piece Recovery Kit

XTM 7 Piece Recovery Kit

Our Top Pick

Pros
  • 1 x 8T/9m snatch strap
  • Tree protector
  • Dampener works as a carry bag
  • Two 4.7T bow shackles
  • 8T snatch block
  • Great price
Cons
  • XTM gear isn’t always the best quality