Leading Bobcat Hire & Excavator Eltham Residents Trust

If you’ve got an excavation or earthmoving project to carry out or you need to build the best retaining walls, there’s no substitute for a Bobcat.

Have you sat down asking yourself, ”Is there a bobcat for hire or excavator hire near me?”

Well, if you’re looking for the best bobcat hire or excavator hire services Eltham has to offer, look no further than Southern Excavations!

Are You Looking For Bobcat Hire Services Near You?

At Southern Excavations, we’re proud to offer a rock-solid Bobcat service or excavator hire along with a suite of other excavators and plant equipment.

We’re proud to offer both 5-tonne and 8-tonne excavators, along with a powerful Posi Track, and a nimble Bobcat for tight spaces. With rock breakers and pallet forks, we’ve got all the extras you need.

Not all excavation contractors operate in the same way, and we like to start with a chat and a free estimation, so you’ve got a foundation as solid to operate from as the foundations we help you excavate. Once you’ve decided the estimation meshes with your budget, we’ll make sure your project comes in on time, on budget, and is executed to the highest of standards.

What if you’re looking to undertake more than a quick and easy excavating job, though? At Southern Excavations, we can assist with far more than just basic excavation.

We can help, whatever type of excavation services you need, including retaining wall construction to driveway construction. We’ve got a thorough knowledge of the Eltham area, and we’ve been helping people just like you for more than three decades.

As a leading service provider of excavation Eltham residents trust, we consider no job too big or too small. With small to mid-sized jobs, we can also help with the project management side of things. If you’re struggling to find the best tradespeople or the most cost-effective suppliers, take advantage of our deep expertise and hard-won connections throughout the Eltham area.

We’ve been in business since way back in 1981. During the past three decades, we’ve forged strong relationships with the best suppliers and tradespeople in the Eltham area. This reputation, not just our Bobcats, is what we bring to the table.

We’ll also ensure that any project or excavator hire services you have in mind is carried out in time, and on budget. Our team is qualified and highly experienced, so we’ll help you every step of the way.

What do you do if you need even more help?

Make it easy on yourself by getting in touch with us here at Southern Excavations.

Bobcat Rental With Operator

If you need an excavator hire or a bobcat rental with an operator for your project to build retaining walls, for landscaping projects and garden beds, or concrete removal and even clean ups, we’ll send one of our qualified, experienced drivers so you can sit back and watch the job carried out to perfection.

Call us today at 0427 788 773

And we’ll give you a free estimation and competitive prices for Bobcat hire or excavator hire in Eltham.

Proudly Serving Eltham

Eltham is located in the Australian state of NSW. Southern Excavations provides quality Excavation and Bobcat Hire services and has become a leading excavator in Eltham.


  • Driveway construction
  • Retaining walls
  • Trenching
  • Shed cuts
  • Shed pads


  • Vegetation removal
  • Contour grooming
  • Water tank pads
  • Pier holes up to 4.5m deep

Project Management

  • Small to medium jobs
  • Using the local trades
  • Long term connections with suppliers
  • Knowledge of local materials


  • 8 Tonne Excavator
  • 5 Tonne Excavator
  • 100hp Posi Track
  • Bobcat
  • Skid Steer
  • Auger 
  • Rock Breaker
  • Hydraulic Rock Grabs
  • Pallet Forks
  • Hydraulic Broom


​Southern Excavations has been established and operating in the earthmoving business in the Byron Bay and surrounding areas for over 30 years, since 1981.

Southern Excavations is a family owned business that provides an excellent service that is efficient and cost effective excavator hire, earth moving, and excavation works. Including civil engineering works, driveways, retaining walls, rock walls, trenching, site pads, shed pads, pier holes, excavator hire, clean ups, and more.

With Southern Excavations, you get servicing with extensive experience of the local area. Sourcing rock, building retaining walls, improving house landscapes, working with the local trades and services, dealing with suppliers. Southern Excavations provides knowledge of the local landscape and building industry and what this means to your job and your pocket, and much more.

​For a free quote give Greg a call on 0427 788 773


Year Established


Earthmoving experience


People Local Materials


Economic know-how


rock and gabion

Figtree lane

tank base

RW finished

dry creek bed

Stormwater drainage

Dry creek bed

River retaining wall

“Southern Excavations is an earthworks business with 30 years

working in the Byron Bay area.

With valuable local and industry knowledge, we value a job done properly

with care for the local environment and a thought for keeping the costs down.”

Contact Us


For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: Greg Southern on 0427 788 773 or fill out the following form


Cape Byron Excavations
598 Myocum Road
Tel: 0427 788 773


To apply for a job with Cape Byron Excavations please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to: gregsouthernexcavations@gmail.com
At this stage only experienced operators required on casual basis.

Get a quote: 0427 788 773