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Cougar Lift & Cherry Picker Hire for Convenient Access to Difficult to Reach Places

Cherry pickers are a type of elevated working platform that are either electrically powered or petrol operated. Ideal for safe and efficient work at a height above ground, they are indispensable to many maintenance and construction projects. Carnegie Rental offers a wide range of cougar lifts and cherry pickers for hire in Melbourne to suit a range of project needs. Whether you need a cougar lift for small, narrow spaces or a larger machine with a boom attachment, we know you’ll find what you need here within our range.

Ideal for construction and maintenance projects, our cougar lifts and cherry pickers for hire are versatile pieces of equipment allowing you to reach those spaces that are difficult to reach.


Affordable Cougar Lifts & Cherry Pickers for Hire from Carnegie Rental

As a commitment to provide outstanding customer service, our cherry picker hire cost is competitively priced, and we also offer a special weekend rate. Ask us about cherry picker hire costs now!


13m Cherry Picker (NIFTY 150T)

Smart Hire's Nifty 150T trailer-mounted boom,  has more than 5.6m of "up-and-over" clearance, allowing it to effortlessly reach over bigger obstacles such as walls and buildings. This cherry picker's compact proportions, combined with hydraulically controlled outriggers, make moving and setting up quick and easy, while its 1.4m wide platform gives the user plenty of areas to work.



  • Painting
  • Sign writing
  • Tree pruning/ elevated gardening
  • Lighting
  • Plumbing
  • Cleaning
  • General overhead work
  • Factory maintenance and roofing.



Working Height: 14.7m Minimum Weight: 1775m
Platform Height:  12.7m Safe Working Load: 225kg
Width (stored/ working): 1.6m/3.8m Height: 2.0m
Cage Width/Depth:  1.4m/0.65m Length: 5.55m
Maximum Slope: 23%/13 degrees Power Source: Hybrid
Full Day: 
Weekend Special: 
$340 (weekend only)



Q1.How much does it cost to rent a cherry picker lift?

A. The price to hire/rent a cherry picker within Australia ranges between $255- $370 over a 24-hour hire period, this price can fluctuate depending on the rental period (e.g. $800- 1500 per week), services required and delivery costs.

Q2. How high does a cherry picker go?

A. The height of a cherry picker is dependent on which machine you hire, with that being said, machinery lift ranges from ground level (0m) to the highest being around 55m (180ft) platform height. The most popular size is 10m cherry pickers and 14m boom lifts.

Q3. What is an elevated work platform?

A. An aerial work platform (AWP), also known as an elevated work platform (EWP), is a mechanical device used to provide temporary access for people or equipment to inaccessible areas, usually at height.

Q4. Is there any safety equipment required for a cherry picker?

A. Generally speaking, fall protection is advised for any heights above 1.8m (6ft) off the ground, protections of this nature include a safety harness, fall arrestor, inertia reel and safety clips (all of which can be hired from Smart Hire).

Q5. Why is it called a cherry picker?

A. The telescopic knuckle boom or "cherry picker”, gained its name owing to the fact that it was designed for use in orchards (though not just cherry orchards). The term "cherry picker" has become generic, and is commonly used to describe articulated lifts & other EWPs.
13m Cherry Picker (NIFTY 150T)
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21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744


1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488


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