Mini Excavator Hire Brisbane

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Flexihire offers a range of mini excavators for hire, suitable for a wide variety of jobs with many different attachments available for whatever excavating, digging or demolishing task you have at hand. Our range includes mini excavators from 0.8 to 1.7 tonne models, enabling you to carry out a wide variety of functions depending on your individual needs. Tight spaces or tricky work sites are no issue when you’ve got the right size mini excavator for the job. Easy to learn to use and operate, mini excavators are also easy to transport with a trailer. If you need a one tonne mini excavator hire for your next job, Flexihire has a model to suit your demolition and digging needs. Flexihire also has three branches across Greater Brisbane – Rocklea, Caboolture and Loganholme, so you’re never too far away from a location to service your mini excavator hire needs.

Available Mini Excavator Hire Brisbane Models and Sizes

Kubota K008 – 0.8t Mini Excavator

Looking to dig a trench quickly? The Kubota K008 is an ultra-compact mini-excavator suitable for the tightest situations where space is at a premium. It’s small powerhouse that’s powered by a Kubota 10.3HP engine, packing punch while still allowing enough room for the operator to work in comfort. The adjustable track width allows for flexibility and stability, while the Two Pattern Selection System enables access to ISO or SAE pattern, depending on the operator’s preference. Additionally, the pedal-operated boom swing allows for operator convenience, while also including a swing angle of 60° — this allows the operator to dig a straight trench along any wall


  • Weight: 1000kg
  • Height: 2230mm
  • Width: 860mm
  • Digging Depth: 1715mm
  • Bucket Breakout: 1000
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Bobcat 324 – 1.5t Mini Excavator

Suitable for commercial and residential excavation projects alike, the Bobcat 324 offers a maximum digging depth of 8.5 feet and a reach of 14 feet, making it a versatile tool across a broad range of applications, including: digging up sewage pipes or electrical conduit, breaking up concrete with the hammer attachment, backfilling or digging trenches, preparing grounds for landscaping, removing debris from construction sites, fence pole installation, planting trees, removing small stumps, loading sand and gravel and brush cutting. The Bobcat 324’s engine is also rated at 13.9 HP – in tandem with its rubber tracks, you’ll be able to tackle any small-scale job you throw at it.


  • Weight: 1658kg
  • Height: 2202mm
  • Width: 980mm
  • Digging Depth: 2297mm
  • Bucket Breakout: 1642
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Kubota U17-3 – 1.7t Mini Excavator

The Kubota U17-3 is the ideal model for anyone  needing to dig faster and harder in amongst tight and congested conditions on a jobsite. Dig trenches, move dirt, or demolish an obstacle with ease. Its tracks can be expanded up to 1,240mm to offer stability or retracted to 990mm to fit down narrow pathways, making it highly manoeuvrable, while double flanged track rollers ensure stability and operator comfort no matter the working conditions. The Kubota U17-3 is also powered by the 17HP Kubota engine, designed to give you that extra oomph and ensure maximum digging capacity. The Kubota U17-3 also features an interactive digital panel to place all its functions within easy reach.


  • Weight: 1730kg
  • Height: 2340mm
  • Width: 990/1240mm
  • Digging Depth: 2310mm
  • Bucket Breakout: 1550
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does it cost to hire a mini excavator?

The cost of hiring a Mini Excavator will vary on the size and model you choose for your needs, as well as the length of time you require it for. We aim to provide the best possible deal on reliable equipment that’s ready to go when you need it most – so to get a fast, accurate quote on Excavator hire, simply give the experts at Flexihire a call on 1300 353 944 or click here.

  • How to transport mini excavator?

Mini excavators can easily be transported on a trailer; they’re compact and designed to be easily moved from location to location. However, it’s also important that you have the right transport and towing vehicles to transport that trailer. Make sure you consult the weight of the mini excavator and ensure that your vehicle has adequate towing power beforehand. If you don’t have your own trailer, Flexihire also has a range of trailers available for hire too.

  • What size mini excavator do I need?

Flexihire has a variety of mini excavators available for hire which are suitable for a broad range of activities. Generally, the largest machine possible for your site tends to be the best option; it will have the most moving power and is likely to be the most efficient in the time and money taken to complete the project. However, at Flexihire we understand that every jobsite is different – your local Flexihire expert will able to discuss your specific requirements and recommend the right excavator for your particular needs.

  • Where to rent a mini excavator?

Flexihire offers a range of mini excavators for hire from three convenient locations around Greater Brisbane – Rocklea, Caboolture and Loganholme and at 13 other locations Queensland wide.

  • Which mini excavator is the best?

Fleixhire has a wide variety of models and attachments available for hire to suit a wide variety of demolition and digging tasks. If you’re thinking about hiring a mini excavator but you’re unsure as to what size you might need, there are a few key factors you’ll need to consider:

  • Site access
  • Size of working area where the mini excavator will be working
  • Ground composition
  • Digging depth
  • Work required, including what needs to be moved and the attachments required.

Speak to Flexihire today to find out more about which model is best for your needs.


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