Leading Excavation & Retaining Walls Eltham

When you’re hunting for excavation and retaining wall Eltham contractors, look no further than Southern Excavations.

Maybe you’re looking to undertake a project at home. Many jobs, from driveways through to shed pads and retaining walls, call for excavation.

Are You Looking For An Excavator Near You?

Here at Southern Excavations, we can help with whatever type of excavation or retaining wall construction you need. We’ve got over 30 years experience, a thorough knowledge of the Eltham area, and we’ve been helping people just like you for more than three decades.

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 most cost-effective suppliers or the best tradespeople to do excavation or build retaining walls in Eltham, take advantage of our deep expertise and hard-won connections throughout the Eltham area.

How about the equipment itself?

We’re proud to offer both 5-tonne and 8-tonne excavators, along with a powerful Posi Track, and a nimble Bobcat. 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 excavation or retaining wall 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. From earthmoving to preparing the foundation of your garden beds and building retaining walls, we are the team to call. We are known to build the best retaining wall in Eltham.

Need Experts In Excavation Or Retaining Walls in Eltham?

Not all excavation or retaining walls Eltham contractors  can cope with every project you have in mind, certainly not when the scope of work extends to earthmoving, and building retaining walls. Luckily for you, at Southern Excavations, we take all this in our stride.

Whether you need retaining walls on a construction site or a new driveway at home, we can bring out the larger excavators to get more work done in less time.

On the earthworks side, whether you’re after some vegetation removal, contour grooming, or garden beds preparation, our team has the experience and the equipment to take care of all your requirements.

What do you do next? Well, that’s easy!

Get In Touch With Us

Get the ball rolling by calling us today!

Call us on 0427 788 773 and we’ll be happy to provide you with a free estimation on our earthworks and retaining walls in Eltham services, so you can get going with whatever project you’ve got in mind as soon as possible.

Proudly Serving Eltham

Eltham is located in the Australian state of NSW. Southern Excavations provides quality Excavation and Bobcat Hire services throughout the area and has become one of the leading Excavation and Retaining Walls in Eltham Contractors.


  • 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 and retaining walls construction business in the Byron Bay and surrounding areas for over 30 years, since 1981.

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

With Southern Excavations you get 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 what this means to your job and your pocket, and much more.

​For a free quote, contact Greg or call us 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