Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business


Hardscaping, Backfilling & Excavations.

Ellis Excavating Ltd, we are your premier choice for hardscaping & excavation,  services in Nanaimo and across Vancouver Island.

Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business



Among the best excavating contractors in Nanaimo, Ellis Excavating Ltd stands out as a true industry leader. With a proven track record of excellence. Unwavering commitment to quality, and a passion for delivering top-tier excavation services. We have earned our place among the elite in the construction community. Our team’s expertise, dedication, and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that every project we undertake is executed with precision and efficiency. We take great pride in the trust our clients place in us, and it is our constant pursuit of excellence that has solidified our reputation as one of Nanaimo’s premier excavating contractors.


At Ellis Excavating Ltd, we offer a wide range of services to meet your construction and excavation needs. Our expertise includes excavations, hardscaping, land clearing, subdivision site servicing, road building, and rock breaking. We operate both large and small excavators, provide backfilling services, offer efficient trucking solutions, and handle snow removal during the winter months. Ellis Excavating Ltd is your go-to choice for professional construction services in Nanaimo and the surrounding areas.

rock wall building


Enhance outdoor spaces with our Hardscaping services, crafting durable patios, walkways, and walls using high-quality materials.

Road Building

We specialize in building and paving roads that stand the test of time, using advanced techniques to ensure durable and safe pathways for communities.

Land Clearing

Our Land Clearing services prepare your site for construction by removing trees, rocks, and other obstacles, ensuring a clean, build-ready area

Rock Breaking

We provide Rock Breaking services, using precise methods to break down hard materials for construction and mining purposes.

Subdivision Site Serving

Our service divides land into plots for development, planning for infrastructure, and aesthetics to create cohesive communities.

Site Servicing and Perimeter Drains


Our Back Filling process involves refilling excavated areas with material to ensure stability and prepare for further construction.

For a more comprehensive description of what each one of our premium excavating and machine operating services are please visit our services page by clicking the button below.

Our Contractor Portfolio

Our completed projects found right here in Nanaimo.

Subdivision Servicing 

Residential Rock Wall




Pre Site Servicing

The Best Excavators And Machine Operators in Nanaimo!

 Where cutting-edge equipment meets unrivaled expertise for unparalleled service across Vancouver Island!


Our Hard Work Is Expressed Through Our Clients Reviews

As a seasoned professional in the excavation industry with over 20 years of experience, I've worked with numerous contractors, but none compare to the exceptional service provided by Ellis Excavating. This company sets the gold standard in professionalism, organization, and cleanliness. When you choose Ellis Excavating for your project, you'll immediately understand the level of expertise and dedication they bring to the table. They are, without a doubt, the best in the business.
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