Achilles Machinery — Your Direct Access to High-Quality Mini Excavators & Machinery

Welcome to Achilles Machinery, your premier source of high-quality professional equipment and mini excavators in Australia. Achilles is a local supplier of commercial and professional equipment in Australia and its main products are small excavators.

Our mini excavators for sale come in a variety of engine powers and operating weights. Engineered for optimal performance in confined spaces, our mini excavators excel in urban projects, landscaping and small-scale construction tasks in areas that larger equipment can't access. Their compact design ensures minimal environmental impact and easy manoeuvrability, while their advanced hydraulic systems provide the power and precision necessary for detailed work.

We have won unanimous praise from our major customers (farmers and builders) in the Australian market for our advantages of high product quality and low price. For all your digging, trenching, backfilling, levelling, grading and drilling needs, turn to Achilles Machinery for top-notch solutions.

Why choose Achilles Machinery? 

These are some of the reasons why we’re the top provider of machinery and mini excavators in Australia: 

  • Unmatched quality at competitive prices — At Achilles, we understand the importance of balancing quality with affordability. Our range of mini excavators for sale is designed to offer superior performance without breaking the bank. This commitment to providing high-value products at reasonable prices has earned us a loyal customer base across Australia.

  • Tailored for the Australian terrain — Each mini excavator we offer is engineered to excel in the diverse Australian landscape. Whether you're dealing with rugged rural terrain or urban construction sites, our excavators are up to the task. This makes us the go-to choice for mini excavators for sale in Brisbane.

  • Dedicated after-sales service — We believe that our relationship with you goes beyond the sale. Achilles' products are not only cost-effective, but they can also provide complete and efficient after-sales service by answering all questions and responding to all requests. Our comprehensive after-sales service ensures that you have continuous support, with prompt responses to all your queries and requests. At Achilles Machinery, we're not just selling machinery — we're building partnerships.

  • Australian standards compliance — In a market flooded with international products, Achilles stands apart by producing products in strict accordance with Australian technological standards and can provide a complete services and accessory supply. This commitment not only ensures the reliability and safety of our equipment but also aligns with local regulatory requirements.

  • Extensive product range — Our inventory features mini excavators in various sizes, including 1.4, 1.8 and 2.3-ton options, catering to a wide array of applications. Each model is crafted to offer best-in-class efficiency and durability.

Spare Parts

We have extensive spare parts and attachment local stock deliver spare parts Australia wide.

We have direct access to parts for all Achilles Machine, as well as accessories, attachments and safety equipment.

Call Us today on 1800 325 158 or Email for a quote on a Machine part or attachment.


The Standard Warranty Parts cover the Achilles machine but do not include regular replaceable items like filters, oils, lubricants, clutches, brake discs, and linings. It also does not cover canopies, belts, hoses, glass, and light bulbs. Additionally, parts covered by the component manufacturer's warranty, such as batteries, tires, pumps, and injectors, are not included.

This warranty will not apply in cases of:
- Accidents
- Normal wear and tear
- Misuse, neglect, or abuse
- Damage from storms or other natural events
- Unauthorized repair attempts

Terms and conditions apply.

After Sales Service

No hassles after-sales service.

If in the unlikely event you have a problem with your machine, we are only a phone call away. Achilles response team will work with you to get you sorted ASAP, 99.9% of the time we will be back to you the same day even on Saturday, we know your machines are important to you.

Explore the range

Our products are crafted with precision, meeting the high standards of Australian projects. Whether you're in Brisbane or anywhere across the country, our mini excavators for sale offer unparalleled efficiency and durability.

Achilles Excavators

Our excavators incorporate features that enhance functionality and ease of use:

  • Hydraulic thumb — Enhances the excavator's versatility by allowing for precise control and manipulation of various materials and objects, improving your job efficiency and safety.

  • 3 cylinder Yanmar or Perkins engine — These engines are renowned for their exceptional durability, fuel efficiency and power, enabling our excavators to perform reliably and efficiently in various operating conditions.

  • Swing boom function — Adds flexibility and precision to your work, allowing for easier manoeuvring in tight spaces and around obstacles.

  • Expandable track width — Provides stability and adaptability on various terrains. This feature ensures that our excavators can operate effectively in both narrow and wide spaces.

Achilles Excavators Attachments

To enhance your excavating experience, we offer a range of attachments, each designed to cater to specific needs:

  • Auger sets — For efficient drilling and boring, perfect for landscaping and construction projects.

  • Jackhammers — Ideal for breaking through hard surfaces, making demolition tasks easier and more efficient.

  • Quick hitches — Allow for fast and secure attachment changes, increasing the versatility of your excavator.

  • Sieve buckets — Designed for sifting and sorting materials, these buckets are essential for site clean-up and landscaping.

  • Tilt buckets — Provide greater control and precision in digging and grading at various angles.

  • Tilt hitches — These enhance the manoeuvrability of attachments, offering more flexibility in complex excavation tasks.


Are mini excavators worth it?

Mini excavators are extremely worthwhile due to their versatility, cost-effectiveness and ability to perform in confined spaces where larger equipment cannot operate. They are ideal for a range of tasks including digging, trenching and demolition.

How much is a small excavator?

The cost of a small excavator can vary depending on the model and features. At Achilles, we are a leading company in the Australian machinery sales sector thanks to our competitive prices that allow you to get the best value for your investment. The A14SE Mini Excavator, for instance, is priced at $17,990 for the standard bucket option and $19,990 for the attachments combo deal.

How deep will a mini excavator dig?

The digging depth of a mini excavator depends on the model. For example, the A14SE Mini Excavator from Achilles Machinery demonstrates impressive versatility and capability, thanks to its Kubota D722 18HP engine and pilot controls. This model is designed to efficiently tackle tasks such as trenching and excavation, suitable for both owner-operators and farm landscaping projects, and can navigate through openings as narrow as 900mm. For specific digging capabilities, including depth, please refer to the A14SE's product page.

Are mini excavators easy to use?

Yes, mini excavators are designed with user-friendliness in mind. They typically feature intuitive controls and comfortable operator environments, making them accessible even for those with limited experience.

What is the best use of a mini excavator?

Mini excavators are best used for small to medium-sized projects, including residential landscaping, minor demolition tasks, digging trenches and installation of pipes and cables. Their compact size makes them ideal for working in tight spaces.

What are the advantages of a mini excavator?

The benefits include:
  • Manoeuvrability — Their compact size allows for easy operation in small, narrow spaces.
  • Reduced operating costs — Smaller in size, they consume less fuel compared to larger excavators.
  • Versatility — Can be equipped with various attachments for different tasks.
  • Less damage to surrounding areas — Lighter weight reduces ground disturbance.
  • Ease of transportation — They can be easily transported between sites due to their smaller size.