Excavator Dry Hire and Excavator Wet Hire Services

Excavators and Diggers

At APU, you’ll find a diverse selection of excavator hire, digger hire and skid steers hire available for hire in South East QLD, featuring renowned brands such as Hitachi and New Holland. Our offerings include excavators with or without operators (Excavator Wet Hire and Excavator Dry Hire Services), providing you with the flexibility to choose according to your preferences. 

Our Capabilities

Excavator Hire -also known as Digger Hire-, are ideal for accessing tighter areas and are popular for projects involving digging, drainage, trenches, pool excavation, and building footings. Their rubber tracks also mean they’re solid on a variety of surfaces and weather conditions. At APU you can Excavator Dry Hire and Excavator Wet Hire options!

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Rental Options

Mini Excavator Hire - Mini Digger Hire

The 1.7 Hitachi Excavator is trailer mounted so can be easily towed to site, the side of the road, or residential properties.

This mini digger hire can be used to dig trenches beside garden beds, prepare land for concrete slabs in a house or shed build situation as well as the construction of block walls for retaining. The Hitachi ZX17U-5 is equipped with a range of attachments to allow a range of depths and breadths to be achieved when digging and removing.

Excavator Dry Hire and Digger Wet Hire options are available!

Mini Excavator Hire

Mini Excavator Hire - Mini Digger Hire

The 2.6T Kubota Digger is the perfect companion for your construction projects. Its 20.9 horsepower engine ensures exceptional performance, while the advanced hydraulic system provides smooth and precise operation.

The Kubota U25-3HG boasts an impressive digging depth, allowing you to tackle even the toughest excavation tasks with ease. Whether you’re working on landscaping, utility installations, or digging trenches, this digger hire delivers outstanding productivity.

Equipped with a comfortable and spacious operator cabin, the U25-3HG ensures operator comfort and reduces fatigue during long hours on the job site. The ergonomic controls and excellent visibility enhance efficiency and safety.

Excavator Dry Hire and Digger Wet Hire options!

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Excavator Hire - Digger Hire

The Kubota U35-3HG Excavator is designed to tackle a wide range of projects and it combines power, versatility, and reliability in one compact machine. With its 24.8 horsepower engine, this excavator delivers impressive performance. Built with rugged materials and advanced engineering, this excavator is designed to withstand demanding work environments, ensuring long-lasting performance.

Its hydraulic system provides smooth and precise operation, allowing for efficient digging, lifting, and loading. Its enhanced digging depth and reach enable you to take on challenging tasks with ease, whether it’s excavation, trenching, or landscaping.

Equipped with a comfortable and spacious operator cabin, the U35-4HG ensures a fatigue-free work experience. The ergonomic controls, adjustable seating, and excellent visibility contribute to enhanced productivity and safety on the job site. 

Excavator Wet Hire and Digger Dry Hire options available. 

Excavator Hire - Digger Hire

The Hitachi ZX48U-5A Excavator boasts impressive capabilities that make it a force to be reckoned with on any job site. With a robust engine and advanced hydraulic system, it delivers exceptional digging power, allowing you to efficiently handle a wide range of tasks.

This versatile digger combines power and precision to tackle any construction project with ease. With its durable construction, advanced features, and adaptability, it’s the perfect choice for your excavation needs. With its state-of-the-art technology, the 5T Hitachi Excavator Dry Hire offers precise control and manoeuvrability.

Excavator Wet Hire and Excavator Dry Hire options available!

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Mini Excavator Hire from APU

Excavator Hire - Digger Hire

The Hitachi ZX65USB-6 is the largest machine in the Hitachi mini range.

One of the largest Hitachi mini digger, this compact excavator performs like a medium-sized model, offering exceptional stability and comfort, and is suitable for a wide range of projects – utilities, foundation work, landscaping, indoor demolition, and construction.

The Hitachi 6.5 Tonne Excavator can venture to where bigger machines can’t. Its round body, with wide opening covers and short rear-end swing, allows for safe, confident operation in tight spaces.

The Hitachi 6.5 Tonne also comes with a hammer attachment inclusion for when rock breaking is required. 

Excavator Wet Hire and Excavator Dry Hire options available!

Excavator Hire - Digger Hire

The 8T Hitachi Excavator is a compact excavator with a 54.9 horsepower engine that ensures excellent digging and lifting capabilities.

Its digging depth and reach make it ideal for a wide range of applications, from excavation and trenching to landscaping and utility installations.

Equipped with a comfortable and ergonomic operator cabin, the Hitachi ZX80U-5A Digger Hire prioritizes operator comfort and productivity. The spacious cabin offers excellent visibility and intuitive controls, ensuring ease of operation and reduced fatigue during long hours on the job.

Excavator Wet Hire and Excavator Dry Hire options available!

Mini Excavator Hire from APU

Bobcat Hire

APU offers different alternatives to Skid Steer Loader Hire, also known as Mini Bobcat Hire. Travel on soft or uneven surfaces with confidence, this C327 Skid Steer Loaders have stability and low ground pressure guaranteed, perfect for your next earthmoving job.

This posi truck features a 4 in 1 bucket (dozer, serrated edges, box blade, and bucket), broom bucket, spreader bar, and forks for a functional range of uses. An enclosed air-conditioned cab makes for comfortable work lifting and loading, digging holes, spreading dirt, and much more.

Skid Steer Hire and Bobcat Hire are available here. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Hiring a mini excavator or excavator with APU Excavations & Rentals is easy, however, prices vary depending on hire length, if wet hire or dry hire, and other factors. To find more information about excavator hire prices, you can check our brochure on our website or contact us directly.

When hiring a wet hire excavator, it means you hire the excavator with an experienced operator. When hiring a dry hire excavator, it means you hire an excavator without an operator.

The smallest excavator that we offer for hire, is the 1.7 Tonne Hitachi Mini Excavator, which is also trailer mounted so can be easily towed to the site, the side of the road, or residential properties.

Certainly! APU Excavations & Rentals offers a range of Mini Excavators for hire to meet your specific needs. Our Mini Excavator options include the 1.7 Tonne Mini Digger, 2.6 Tonne Mini Digger, 3.5 Tonne Mini Digger, 5 Tonne Mini Digger, as well as 6.5T and 8T excavators.

Yes, we deliver excavators for hire around the Southeast QLD Region, including Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ipswich.

Absolutely! At APU Excavations & Rentals, we offer skid steer (Bobcat) hire, also known as posi track hire. Our skid steer equipment is versatile and can be used for tasks such as lifting and loading, digging holes, spreading dirt, and much more.

For detailed information about our Bobcat hire prices, we recommend visiting our website, where you can find our comprehensive price list. Alternatively, feel free to reach out to us by phone for personalised pricing details.

Excavators are designed for digging and heavy excavation work, while skid steers are versatile machines used for a range of tasks with different attachments, including lifting and loading.

Excavators come with varying arm reaches, and for precise information on the safe operating reach of a specific excavator, we recommend referring to the operator manual. The manual typically includes a diagram with all the specifications, ensuring you have accurate details for your needs.

At APU Excavations & Rentals, we provide Excavator Dry Hire services, allowing you to rent mini diggers or diggers without an operator for self-operation.

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