The best wreckers in Canberra


Looking to sell your car for parts, or seeking a specific car accessory for your vehicle? You’ve landed in the right place. After researching and consulting local feedback, we’ve come up with a list of the top three wreckers servicing the Canberra region.

These businesses have everything you need to cash in your old vehicle or pick up that missing part. So, if you’re ready to get started, let’s do it.

What makes a reliable wreckers?

A wrecking yard, sometimes referred to as a scrapyard, is a great place to pick up a part for your car at an excellent price. You may also like to sell your old, pretty much useless vehicle, to the scrap specialists.

If you’re not sure what to look for in a local wrecker, here are a few features to keep an eye out for:

  • A great range of parts to suit your vehicle. Variety is critical for a great wreckers. While some wrecking yards specialise in a particular make of car, others can offer parts for all vehicles. It’s a good idea to do your research and find a yard that meets your needs.
  • Knowledgeable staff. Cars are complex beasts, and chances are, you’ll need the assistance of a knowledgeable staff member.
  • Well-priced.No one like to be ripped off. The best wreckers in Canberra offer competitive prices – both for buying parts and selling your vehicle.
  • Convenient location. If you’ve got an old, less-than-road-worthy car to take to the wreckers, location is key. Even if your vehicle is legal to drive, you probably don’t want to be going an hour out of your way to get to the yard.

Is there anything else you look for in a wrecking yard? Share your thoughts in the comments area below.

The wreckers in Canberra according to you

RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.

To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.

And here they are: the wreckers servicing Canberra and surrounds according to those who know best – the locals.

Glenns 4X4 Wrecking

Since 2003, Glenns 4×4 Wrecking has taken care of broken, unsafe, and decommissioned 4-wheel-drives and light trucks. What’s more, if it’s those kinds of parts you need, you can enjoy an extensive range and cheap shipping. The staff are friendly and helpful, and will even follow-up with customers to ensure the parts are performing as they should be.

One Facebook reviewer, Michael Nalder, had this to say: “These guys have been fantastic with all the parts that I have needed. Shipping and prices are so much cheaper than local stores. Also they back there products really well and have always followed up to make sure I am happy with the purchases. will use these guys again.” Sounds pretty good to us.

Ezy Auto Wreckers

Ezy Auto Wreckers – sometimes known as Ezy Scrap Services – is a respected family owned and operated business that has serviced the region for more than eight years. Committed to delivering the best customer service in the industry, you can rest easy knowing your vehicle is in safe and responsible hands.

Haig Park Service Centre

The Haig Park Subaru Service comes with a high recommendation by locals, so we thought it was worth a mention for all the Subaru owners out there. Delivering a huge range of quality Subaru parts – as well as servicing, repair, and other mechanic services – this place truly is a one-stop-shop for what you need.

Who did you pick?

Thanks to our commentators who have provided insightful feedback on the best and worst Canberra wreckers.

If you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.

Have you used the services of a wrecking yard in Canberra? Share your experience below.

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15 Responses to The best wreckers in Canberra
Sarah Mac Sarah Mac 7:29 pm 04 May 20

Matt Kuczerka Subaru place

Josh Ongley Josh Ongley 3:03 pm 03 May 20

Who Evers got my bits

Jason Kasey Bailey Jason Kasey Bailey 9:50 am 03 May 20

If you need a scrap car removed contact All Gears Towing. ✌️0412954177

Ricky Toms Ricky Toms 9:00 am 03 May 20

Definitely Comwreck in Hume ..Shane is the man for all things Commodore !!

Kanye Bentley Kanye Bentley 9:30 pm 02 May 20

Milos Novakovic from In Motion Towing buys scrap cars and wrecks them. Highly recommended them

Roger Mungummary Roger Mungummary 8:12 pm 02 May 20

Not in Queanbeyan for sure

Ben Winkler Ben Winkler 7:19 pm 02 May 20

We could do with a proper DIY wreckers for the region 👍

Tim Cole Tim Cole 5:13 pm 02 May 20

Camry drivers!

Tommy Whelpton Tommy Whelpton 10:55 am 02 May 20

Comwreck all the way!

Shane Richards Shane Richards 10:36 am 02 May 20

If you have a Commodore try Canberra Comwreck in Hume 0408396327

    Jason Kasey Bailey Jason Kasey Bailey 9:50 am 03 May 20

    Shane Richards I heard that guys really good. ✌️

Stuart Poole Stuart Poole 9:05 am 02 May 20

I'm not sure they exist anymore. But there's one or two left in Queanbeyan. Sadly people throw near perfect cars away. They aren't recycled properly and they buy a new one on cheap finance that lasts marginally longer than the warranty, and do it again.

rubaiyat rubaiyat 4:51 pm 12 Oct 15

My son is an excellent car wrecker, having gone through three in his short driving career. 😉

wildturkeycanoe wildturkeycanoe 12:54 pm 12 Oct 15

Ezy scrap Mitchell. Help yourself to what is in the yard.

shirty_bear shirty_bear 4:46 pm 08 Oct 15

My experience is that, even in Qbn, they’re all “dismantlers” (as opposed to old-school wrecking yards) … tell them what you want and they’ve either got it on the shelf already, or they got out and retrieve it for you.

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