Whether you're after a 4x2, 4x4, or a tracked backhoe, iseekplant is your ultimate solution for finding the right backhoe supplier. With access to a vast network of verified suppliers across Australia, we ensure you get the perfect equipment tailored to your project needs. Trust us to simplify your backhoe search and get competitive quotes using our Get a Quote tool.
Below, we've included a quick rates guide for different types of backhoes available on iseekplant. Please note, all quoted prices are averages and do not include GST or additional costs.
|Backhoe Type||Size Model||Average Dry Hire Rates||Min Dry Hire Hours||Wet Hire Rate (p/h)||Min Wet Hire Hours|
|Backhoe 4x2||Less than 10t||$75.00||One Day||$95.00||4 Hours|
|Backhoe 4x2||More than 10t||$85.00||One Day||$110.00||4 Hours|
|Backhoe 4x4||Less than 10t||$80.00||One Day||$100.00||4 Hours|
|Backhoe 4x4||More than 10t||$90.00||One Day||$110.00||4 Hours|
|Tracked Backhoe||All sizes||$100.00||One Day||$120.00||4 Hours|
Consider these additional costs when hiring a backhoe - noting that every supplier is different so we’re encouraging you to get an accurate quote from a supplier using our Get a Quote tool:
|Additional Backhoe Charges||Rate|
|Mobilisation and Demobilisation||$500 - $1,000|
|Travel to & From Site for Wet Hire Staff||1 x Hourly Rate|
|Attachments||$20 - $50 per hour|
|Penalty Rates - Saturday after 12 pm||1.5 x Rate|
|Penalty Rates Sunday||2 x Rate|
|Penalty Rates Public Holidays||2.5 x Rate|
|Penalty Rates Night Time||1.5 x Rate|
Below are common backhoe attachments and their associated hire costs - add this incremental charge onto the average hiring costs:
|Attachment||Per Hour ex GST|
|Post Hole Borer||$60|
Backhoes are versatile due to their dual-functionality as both an excavator and a loader. Their applications extend from small to large scale projects, especially in construction, agriculture, and civil engineering sectors. Here are some specific tasks that backhoes are commonly used for:
The adaptability and mobility of backhoes make them a staple machine in many construction sites and projects across Australia, but they aren’t very common. See below for the more common machines that can be substituted in for a backhoe if you can’t find one locally on iseekplant.
Backhoes aren’t everywhere (at least, not as available and prolific as excavators are). Here are a few machines that can undertake similar tasks to a backhoe:
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