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Hoys Chain Fitting Service

This winter let Hoys help with all your Chain Fitting needs. Hoys Snow Chain Fitting Service operates whenever chains are required to be fitted on the Great Alpine Road between Harrietville and Mt Hotham. 

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When experiencing the Great Alpine Rd to Mt Hotham during the snow season, diamond pattern chains must be carried before commencing travel from Harrietville or Omeo. 

Hoys are the snow chain experts and have been operating the mobile chain service for over 30 years, helping guests get to their holiday destination safely with the least amount of hassle. 

Hoys Snow Chain Fitting Service operates wherever chains are required to be fitted between Harrietville and Mt Hotham. This mobile service is located in the designated roadside chain fitting bays and Hoys staff will fit and remove Hoys hired chains for free or fit your own chains for a fee. There is no roadside chain hire available. 

Hoys Harrietville

When you hire chains from Hoys Harrietville, staff rigorously test your hired chains to make sure they fit your tyres and are suitable to your individual car. They then fit your Hoys hired chains free of charge at the Hoys mobile chain fitting depot. This can save you time and heartache ensuring your holiday starts on the right footing! If you have your own chains – they charge $15 to fit them for you. 

If you have chains on your vehicle and they are not required when departing the mountain, the boys in the Hoys shops at Hotham & Dinner Plain will remove them for free. 

Both rental and retail chains are available at Hoys Harrietville.

Hoys Omeo

Rent Hoys chains at 157 Day Ave, Omeo. The chain outlet is on the left hand side as you come down the Main St from Gippsland, between the Post Office & the Elders building.

Before You Travel

Not all vehicles can fit chains so contact Hoys for advice if you are unsure.

Hoys Harrietville Opening Hours

  Opening Closing
Monday 6.45am 10.00pm
Tuesday 6.45am 10.00pm
Wednesday 6.45am 10.00pm
Thursday 6.45am 10.00pm
Friday 6.45am Midnight
Saturday 6.45am 10.00pm
Sunday 6.45am 10.00pm

Hoys Mobile Chain Fitting Operating Hours

  Opening Closing
Monday 8.00am 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.00am 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.00am 5.30pm
Thursday 8.00am 5.30pm
Friday 8.00am Midnight
Saturday 8.00am 6.00pm
Sunday 8.00am 7.00pm

Chain Hire From Hoys Omeo and Harrietville 

1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 & 5 Days 6 Days 7 Days
$36 $48 $53 $58 $65 $69


Chain Fitting & Removal

  Price
Chain Fitting $15
Chain Removal $10

Chains are fitted and removed for free when you hire Hoys chains.

Enquire about your chain hire and fitting needs with Hoys & ask about thier great discount ski/board and chain rental packages. 

Snow rental equipment is also available from Hoys, visit their rental page or contact them directly to find out more.


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