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  • Large Shipping Containers


As market leaders providing quality containers in Australia, Tiger Containers stocks and sells the largest range of new and used general steel containers. Container sizes range from 10 foot (3m), to 20 foot (6m) to 40 foot (12m). We also have customised containers, ranging in size from 5 foot, up to 40 foot. Our specialised containers – including refrigeration containers, flat rack containers, open top containers, Bolsters and high cube containers – are available in both 20 foot and 40 foot.

For over 30 years, Tiger Containers has specialised in shipping supply. All Tiger Containers are secure custom containers and we can provide new or second-hand containers.

Our Containers for sale:

New or Used Shipping Containers for Sale

Tiger Containers is your one stop shop for shipping containers, you can buy new or used containers.

Types of shipping containers we sell

Refrigerated shipping containers (Reefer Containers)

  • A variety of sizes available
  • Great for functions, temporary locations and events
  • Easily transported and set up
  • Tailored to exact requirements

Open Tops

  • Has on open roof (canvas cover)
  • Perfect for very tall items or where top loading is required

High Cubes

  • Additional 1ft height for tall items
  • Come in all sizes

Flat rack

  • Collapsible walls make for convenient container loading

Side Opening

  • Doors on the side make accessing your goods easier

Popular Uses For Our Shipping Containers:

Our containers can be modified for a variety of uses, and to your exact specifications. Here are some examples of how you can use the containers you buy from us:


The simple, boxy nature of the cargo container makes it perfect for constructing houses. Whether you want to create a small dwelling from a single container or a larger home from multiple stacked and adjoined containers, cargo containers make it easy to do so. shipping-container-house

Granny flats

Whether you require some extra space for your child, a place to rent out to boost your income or a guest house, a granny flat offers the easiest way to add that extra room to your home. Using a cargo container to build it will reduce construction work and keep construction costs low.

Pop-up shops

A shop constructed from a cargo container is nearly as reliable as one made from traditional materials with the added advantage of portability. You can transport this kind of shop anywhere without having to remove the contents which gives you the capability to take your shop wherever you want. 40ft High Cube Cargo worthy


Need some extra space at home for your projects? A Sea container can easily be converted into a shed for use as a home office or workshop. Since very few modifications are needed for this kind of transformation, you can take this up as a DIY project.

On-site storage

The nature of the cargo container makes it perfect for creating on-site office space. It is strong enough to provide adequate security for items stored inside, and its portability means that it can easily be transported to another site once the job is done.

On-site Office

The nature of the cargo container makes it perfect for creating on-site office space. It is strong enough to provide adequate security for items stored inside, and its portability means that it can easily be transported to another site once the job is done.

Portable toilets

A Cargo container is perfect for constructing a portable toilet for events and on-site use. The containers large size will enable you to build a complete ablution block with all the washroom amenities in one structure while still retaining mobility.

Swimming pools

Swimming is a great way to exercise while still having fun. But the cost of installing a swimming pool at home prevents a lot of people from owning this useful facility. A Shipping container can easily be converted into a pool at a fraction of the cost of installing a regular pool.


With a few modifications, a sea container can be converted into a light-duty or commercial kitchen for use either on the grid or off the grid.

Tiger containers (one of the biggest suppliers of new and used containers in Australia) provides quality cargo containers for use on your project at competitive prices.

For Sale, Hire or Modification – We Supply New or Used Containers for sale in Australia

For over 30 years we have been specialising in shipping supply and all Tiger Containers are secure custom containers.
As a market leader in providing quality shipping containers throughout Australia, Tiger Containers stocks and supplies the largest range of both new and used steel shipping containers.

Container sizes range from:

Along with these standard sizes we also offer customised containers that range in size from 5 foot right up to 60 foot, depending on your requirements.

Specialised containers are available in both 20 foot and 40 foot sizes, and these include:

Who Are We & Why Should You Buy From Us?

If you are looking for shipping containers for sale in Australia then start right now with an obligation-free quote from us. Hit the button on the top right of this page, or click here for a shipping container quote >

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Shipping Containers For Sale FAQ

How much does it cost to buy a container? 

Shipping containers have a variety of uses ranging from granny flats and offices, to storage and this will affect the price.  The price is also dependent on other factors such as delivery costs and the container’s condition (i.e. either new or used).  It’s best to get a quote >

Do you need planning permission for a container in your garden?

Planning permission refers to the formal permission given from local authorities to build or modify structures and is generally given as a building permit. Shipping containers are considered temporary structures and as such do not legally require a building permit. If however, the container is going to be situated in a dense residential area, then checking with local authorities is advised.

How much does it cost to make a home out of a shipping container?

While Tiger Containers do not formally make houses from shipping containers, we do modify them into granny flats, student retreats etc.  Cost depends on factors including the condition, size and age of the container and other factors. Costs can arise from the upfront payment of an empty container, labour and modifications to the container to make it liveable. Best to get a quote >

What is the internal width of a shipping container?

For all shipping containers, no matter the length, the internal width is always 2352 mm/2.352 m or 8ft wide.


standard containers sizes

10ft container cut downs fully painted grey

Perfect for storage when space is at a premium

Readily transported

Half the size of a single car garage

20ft container premium a grade fully painted

Most popular container size

Great for shipping, storage or modification

High cube and Open top variations to suit your needs

40ft high cube container a grades spot painted inside and out

The largest container option

Economical for shipping larger quantities

Can be repurposed for a variety of uses

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