Hunker Down At at Home & get Back to Basics with a Chiminea or Fire Pit -  Something Your whole family will Love & Enjoy ! .... read article

COVID 19  UPDATE - WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS & STILL DELIVERING TO ALL AREAS NATIONWIDE 
Oakleigh Showroom Opening  Hours are  Monday - Friday 11am - 4pm &  Saturdays 10am- 5pm . Due to the recent high demand our Aussie Heatwave Cast iron Chimineas are currently on backorder . Our foundry in Country VIC are working overtime . We make a batch of Chimineas every week. The next 3 batches are pre-sold meaning there's now an approx  4 week order time . To secure your place on the order list you can call & pay $200 deposit with the balance due prior to us dispatching  your order  . Meanwhile we do have a display of the Chimineas and Accessories in Oakleigh which you can come and see & on Saturdays & some other weekdays we have the Fired up outside . 
RE: FIRE PITS  - As Thursday 25/6  W're happy tp advise that most Fire Pits are back in stock ready to take home but stocks are selling out fast !!! 
 

Specialist suppliers of premium quality Chimineas, Fire Pits & Pizza Ovens

Order online or come and see us at our Oakleigh showroom. Fire Pits and Chimineas !!!

We are not just a virtual shop. We have a real shop in Oakleigh, Victoria, with real stock, real quality and real people. We have been in the Outdoor Heating Business for 20yrs!!! You can rely on us because you can always see, feel and touch products in our own showroom, we also usually hold stock, enabling you to take your purchase home with you with no wait time however currently due to recent high demand we are short on many items and there is a wait time of 3- 4 weeks for Chimineas and 1 week for some Fire Pits so it's best to give us a call to see what's available  for immediate delivery  . We will also ship our products to you nationwide.

Purchase with confidence & deal with Australia's oldest and most experienced outdoor heating and lifestyle experts.

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Mexican Clay Chimineas

Original Mexican Outdoor Fireplaces

Clay Mexican Chiminea - Click for a larger view
Clay Mexican Chiminea

We are Australia's Original Specialist Supplier of PREMIUM GRADE Mexican Outdoor Fireplaces otherwise known as Chimineas.

Our genuine Mexican Chimineas are handcrafted, clay, wood burning outdoor fireplaces and we have hands on experience from many years of dealing with the actual artisans that hand make each and every Chiminea.

What you need to know about Clay Chimineas

Firstly a Clay Chiminea must be made in Mexico, but not just anywhere in Mexico as they must be made from the correct blend of volcanic clays,which come from one small region in Central Mexico and secondly they must be fired properly. Unfortunately many of the Mexican chimineas are of very poor quality so you need to be careful!

To identify a good quality Mexican Chiminea from a poor quality one simply read the instructions. POOR QUALITY Chimineas require curing i.e. they will tell you to light several small fires, building the heat up gradually over several occasions to begin with and they may also tell you to cover them out in the rain. Either of these instructions are WARNING BELLS that a Chiminea has not been made or fired properly and are therefore less durable and prone to cracking.

We only sell premium quality Chimineas that are made properly from the correct clay. None of our Chimineas require curing and it is fine to leave them outside in the rain. NO RAINCOATS REQUIRED!

Do not be fooled by price alone when looking at Chimineas.With the increasing popularity of Chimineas there are a lot of inferior quality copies being made in both Mexico and Asia. Please benefit from our specialist advise & expertise! "The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after price is forgotten!"

In saying all of that in recent years we have imported limited numbers of the Mexican clay chimineas so it's best to call to see what we have in stock before coming to our showroom.

The reason we've stock less of the clay in recent years is that our cast iron chimineas have become more poplular due to their  increased lifespan, increased heat, cleaner burn and the optional cooking attachments.

We also stress to customers considering a clay chiminea that If you have teenage or adolescent kids & or any other over zealous fire lovers in the household we strongly advise against clay chimineas as they can and will break if over fired and mistreated. After all it is made of clay which is breakable & although a good quality clay chiminea should last for approx 3-5 years any chiminea can be broken if over fired, mistreated or hit by hard objects which can include anything from kids balls & bikes to a piece of fire wood. Clay also don't like to moved after use as they become brittle and moving them will generally cause breakage. The difference between a good quality clay chiminea and a bad one is it's lifespan will either 5 months or 5 years.

If you want a no fuss, no hassle buy one and have it forever, literally for generations we recommend the Aussie Heatwave cast iron chiminea as the best option.


Clay Mexican Chiminea - Fatboy. Click for a larger view
Clay Mexican Chiminea - Fatboy

Fatboy

Clay Mexican Chiminea - Mordello. Click for a larger view
Clay Mexican Chiminea - Mordello

Mordello

Clay Mexican Chiminea - Tibor. Click for a larger view
Clay Mexican Chiminea - Tibor

Tibor

Clay Mexican Chiminea - Grape design. Click for a larger view
Clay Mexican Chiminea - Grape design

Grape

We currently don't have any clay chimineas in stock and not sure when or if we will be getting any more .  We sell 90% cast iron Aussie Heatwave chimineas which we manufacture locally in Victoria .  They are the best quality that money and they out perform and out live clay chimineas . Please refer to our cast iron chiminea page for details . "Buy Once Buy right" & Buy a Cast Iron Aussie Heatwave Chiminea which will last a lifetime & never break or disappoint .

See Our Cast Iron Chimineas

For more information, go to our Cast Iron Chimineas page.

Outdoor Heaters - Cast iron Chiminea
Outdoor Heaters - Cast iron Chiminea

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Melbourne Showroom: Location map for Aussie Heatwave
41 John Street,
Oakleigh VIC 3166

MELBOURNE SHOP HOURS:  

COVID19  UPDATE : WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS  .  

OPEN-  Monday - Friday   11am - 4pm 

OPEN - Saturdays   10am - 5pm 


Sunday &  Public Holidays 

You can come to the showroom or order online. We have a large warehouse so physical distancing is easy .In response to the Virus issue We're also offering a drive thru Pick up Service .  Meaning You don't even have to get out of the car just order over the phone park your car out the front and we load up . 

Stock Availability 

Re: Fire Pits: As at Thursday 25/6 we are pleased to advise that most fire pits are back in Stock and ready for immediate delivery or pick up !!! 

Re: Chimineas :  Due to the recent high demands our Aussie Heatwave Cast iron Chimineas are currently on Back order . Our foundry in Country VIC are working overtime . We make a batch every week. The next 2-3 batches are pre-sold meaning there's now a approx 4 week order time .To secure your place on the order list you can call & pay $200 deposit with the balance due prior to us dispatching  your order  . There is also a similar delay on all chiminea accessories . Meanwhile We have a good display of Chimineas at our Oakleigh showroom for you to come and see and on Saturdays & some weekdays we have a couple fired up outside fpor your to see  . 

 



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BBQ & Pizza Oven Attachment for Chimineas

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WE SHIP NATIONWIDE

Melbourne Showroom: Location map for Aussie Heatwave
41 John Street,
Oakleigh VIC 3166

MELBOURNE SHOP HOURS:  

COVID19  UPDATE : WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS  .  

OPEN-  Monday - Friday   11am - 4pm 

OPEN - Saturdays   10am - 5pm 


Sunday &  Public Holidays 

You can come to the showroom or order online. We have a large warehouse so physical distancing is easy .In response to the Virus issue We're also offering a drive thru Pick up Service .  Meaning You don't even have to get out of the car just order over the phone park your car out the front and we load up . 

Stock Availability 

Re: Fire Pits: As at Thursday 25/6 we are pleased to advise that most fire pits are back in Stock and ready for immediate delivery or pick up !!! 

Re: Chimineas :  Due to the recent high demands our Aussie Heatwave Cast iron Chimineas are currently on Back order . Our foundry in Country VIC are working overtime . We make a batch every week. The next 2-3 batches are pre-sold meaning there's now a approx 4 week order time .To secure your place on the order list you can call & pay $200 deposit with the balance due prior to us dispatching  your order  . There is also a similar delay on all chiminea accessories . Meanwhile We have a good display of Chimineas at our Oakleigh showroom for you to come and see and on Saturdays & some weekdays we have a couple fired up outside fpor your to see  . 

 



Visit our online showroom
We ship nationwide throughout AustraliaWE SHIP NATIONWIDE

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