Best LEGO sets in Australia

We analysed hundreds of customer reviews to find the 10 best LEGO sets in Australia you can buy online.

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The best LEGO sets in Australia

How did we pick this list?

Our editorial team has picked the products featured in the list based on real customer reviews on Amazon Australia. For each category, we carefully selected parameters based on our research and identified the LEGO sets with the highest reviews within the criteria judged.

Read more detail on our methodology below.

Best overall LEGO set: Porsche 911 RSR

Pros

  • Authentic features
  • Suitable for ages 10+

Cons

  • Bags aren't numbered
  • Some customers say there are too many stickers

Price (RRP): $249.99

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Why we chose it

The Porsche 911 RSR set boasts many state-of-the-art features. Over 3,500 reviews were published on Amazon Australia and the average score was 4.8 stars.

This authentic replica features over 1,500 pieces. The car is red, black and white and there is a sticker sheet containing further details.

Functions include independent suspension and six-cylinder box engine with moving pistons. There is also a cockpit which has a radar screen as well as steering and a fire extinguisher system.

Customers were delighted with the product. Some said it was their "best impulse purchase".


Best LEGO Star Wars set: Stormtrooper Helmet

Pros

  • Creates big visual impact
  • Easy to construct

Cons

  • Very similar to TIE fighter pilot helmet
  • Not suitable for young children

Price (RRP): $89.99

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Why we chose it

Recreated with LEGO bricks and graphics stickers, the Stormtrooper consists of 647 pieces. Suitable as a Christmas or birthday present, the Stormtrooper helmet measures 7 inches (18cm) high, 5 inches (13cm) wide and 5 inches (13cm) deep and it weighs 870g.

Fans can rebuild the empire in the comfort of their own home. With close to 2,000 reviews published on Amazon Australia, 89% returned a 5-star rating and it averaged 4.8 stars.

Customers said it was "beautiful" while others described it as "winning" as it combined two of their favourite things: LEGO and Star Wars.


Best LEGO Harry Potter set: Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle Model Building Kit

Pros

  • Can be enjoyed alongside other Harry Potter toys
  • Comes with several accessories

Cons

  • Harry Potter is very small
  • Expensive

Price (RRP): $649.99

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Why we chose it

A winner at the 2019 Toy of the Year (TOTY) awards, the Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle set is complete with 4 Harry Potter figures, 27 microfigures and has towers too.

There are various components, including the Great Hall which has moving staircases and stained glass. The Hogwarts Castle is imposing, measuring 58cm in height, 69cm in width and 43cm in depth.

Comprising over 6,000 pieces, this set will suit all fans aged 16 and above. Customers were very satisfied, with some describing the set on Amazon Australia as "beyond expectations". There have been over 1,000 reviews on Amazon Australia, achieving an average of 4.9 stars.


Best LEGO set for Marvel fans: Marvel Superheroes Quantum Realm Explorers

Pros

  • Can recreate scenes from Marvel films
  • Has eye-catching accessories

Cons

  • Figures are quite small
  • Customers say it could use more interior play area

Price (RRP): $87.84

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Why we chose it

This set should cater to the whims of Marvel fans. Everything has been carefully thought out and it includes 3 LEGO Marvel superheroes in miniature form: Ant-Man, The Wasp and Ghost.

The Quantum vehicle has a cockpit, 2 adjustable insect arms and 2 stud shooters. Accessory elements include a gold-coloured trophy and The Wasp's wings. This set contains 200 pieces and the Quantum vehicle stands at over 7cm high, 15cm in length and 9cm wide.

Amazon Australia has published over 300 reviews and the average rating was 4.8 stars. Customers were very pleased with the LEGO set. Words popping up were "good" and "great".


Best LEGO set for DC fans: 1989 Batmobile

Pros

  • Suitable for teens and adults
  • Very intricate set

Cons

  • Users say it's complicated to assemble so make sure to read the directions
  • Easy to put wrong piece on by mistake

Price (RRP): $555.19

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Why we chose it

The DC Batman 1989 Batmobile set is eye-catching and contains over 3,000 pieces.

Of the features, there is a detailed cockpit that slides open and there are pop-up machine guns. The cockpit features two minifigure seats and a steering wheel. There is also a rotating display stand and decorative grappling hooks. The set comes with three LEGO minifigures – Batman, The Joker and Vicki Vale. The product dimensions are 58.19 x 37.8 x 16.1 cm and it weighs just over 10 grams.

Nearly 500 reviews have been published on Amazon Australia. The average score was 4.9 stars with over 90% of reviews receiving a perfect score. Customers used the words "enjoyable" and "incredible" to describe the product.


Best LEGO set for kids under 5: DUPLO Steam Train

Pros

  • Easy to construct
  • Optional app can unlock more play possibilities

Cons

  • Some features need to be purchased separately
  • Not suitable for older kids

Price (RRP): $99.99

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Why we chose it

Suitable for toddlers, the DUPLO Steam Train is a Push & Go steam train that contains 16 track pieces and action bricks. The DUPLO Steam Train is designed to encourage and boost cognitive skills in young boys and girls.

With this set, you can activate lights and sounds and it is quite straightforward for toddlers to assemble. Among the pieces included are an animal figure and a steam train driver.

The set's steam train with passenger carriage measures over 10cm in height, 30cm in length and 7cm in width.

There have been close to 3,000 reviews published and it averaged 4.8 stars. Customers said how "easy it is to put pieces together".


Best LEGO set for ages 5-7: Classic Medium Creative Brick Box

Pros

  • Wide range of colours for pieces
  • Comes in handy storage box

Cons

  • Some pieces may be too advanced
  • Smaller pieces can be lost quite easily

Price (RRP): $49.99

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Why we chose it

Coming in a wide variety of colours, the Classic Medium Creative Brick Box will challenge young children. Among the special pieces in the set are a green baseplate, a window with frame and 3 sets of eyes designed to encourage imaginative construction.

This classic set comes in a plastic box and the green baseplate measures over 8cm in length and is 16cm wide. There are just under 500 pieces in this collection and the item dimensions are 36.9cm length by 17.9cm width and 18cm in height.

Amazon Australia has published over 9,000 reviews and on average, the product generated 4.7 stars. Customers said the product is an "excellent starting kit".


Best LEGO set for ages 8-11: Super Mario Bowser's Castle

Pros

  • Can download action-packed app
  • Has good skill-based challenges

Cons

  • No paper instructions
  • No Mario figure inside

Price (RRP): $149.99

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Why we chose it

For those who grew up playing Super Mario, they won't be disappointed with Super Mario Bowser's Castle LEGO set. For enhanced play, there is an opportunity to download the LEGO Super Mario app that is compatible for Android and iOS devices.

Super Mario Bowser's Castle has just over 1,000 pieces and there are a plethora of features, including Bowser, Dry Bones and castle towers with rotating platforms. The set is just over 23cm in height, 47cm in width and 34cm in depth.

Having received around 900 reviews, this set averaged 4.8 stars. Customers were very satisfied and some hailed its "good design".


Best LEGO set for ages 12-15: Architecture Skyline Collection Paris Skyline

Pros

  • Instructions easy to follow
  • Set provides information about landmarks

Cons

  • Kit is quite small
  • Quite expensive for its size

Price (RRP): $79.99

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Why we chose it

LEGO has an extensive range of skylines and among those is Paris. This very detailed model is suitable for children aged 12 and above. Finished off with grass and tree areas, the Paris Skyline is a good gift option for any occasion.

The set includes a tiled base and contains close to 700 pieces. Accompanying the set is a booklet providing information about the Eiffel Tower's architect and the heritage behind it.

With nearly 2,000 reviews published on Amazon Australia, the Paris Skyline has garnered an average of 4.8 stars out of 5 stars and 86% of these warranted a top rating. Customers said the product is a "fun build" while others praised the "architecture range".


Best LEGO set for adults: James Bond Aston Martin DB5

Pros

  • Provides nostalgia for James Bond fans
  • Has some fun functions

Cons

  • A few customers say it has too many stickers
  • Some features are fragile

Price (RRP): $209.99

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Why we chose it

For 007 enthusiasts, this Aston Martin DB5 LEGO model comes with lots of gadgets. Featuring a raisable bullet shield and an ejection seat as well as a rotating licence plate, the Aston Martin DB5 can be enjoyed by all adults. The colour of the car is silver and there are opening doors and a trunk.

With nearly 1,300 pieces in the set, the Aston Martin DB5 model measures over 10cm in height, 34cm in length and 12cm in width.

The model averaged 4.8 stars out of 5 from nearly 700 reviews on Amazon Australia. Some customers said it is a "must have".


Methodology

  • We compared all LEGO products found on Amazon Australia and carefully read through hundreds of customer reviews (as of December 2020).
  • The products featured on this list are chosen by our editorial team and not selected based on commercial relationships.

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