4 Centrally Located Rental Outlets / Current opening hours

Hoys Harrietville Ski Centre
Great Alpine Road – Harrietville
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Hoys Mt Hotham Ski Shop
Village Centre – Hotham Heights
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Hoys @ Jack Frost
Jack Frost Complex – Lodge Precinct
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Hoys Dinner Plain Ski Shop
Corner of Big Muster Drive – Village Centre
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Hoys Snow Chain Fitting Service
Mobile Service – found in the designated chain fitting bay between Harrietville & Mt Hotham on the Great Alpine Road

Hoys Chain Hire Omeo - located in the centre of town on the left-hand side from Gippsland (Between the Omeo Post Office & the Elders building - 157 Day Avenue, Omeo - 03 5759 2589

Hoys Harrietville Ski Centre (The A-Frame)

Your last stop before ascending the mountain - operating for over 35 years & still offering legendary service and the most current chain & road information.

Hoys A-Frame Ski Centre is located on the Great Alpine Road - the main street of Harrietville, just over the school bridge on the right. Phone us on (03) 5759 2658. We are now open 7am to 7pm daily until the end of season 2021/ 10pm this Friday night in Harrietville. We'll even help out of hours (for a call out fee) if pre-arranged. Hoys Harrietville is where you can leave your car in our security car park and catch a bus or taxi up the mountain. Just one stop and you have all you need for an easy trip to the snow. We have a huge range of skis, boards and clothing for rental, with FULL on-mountain backup provided by Hoys Mt Hotham Shop, Hoys @ Jack Frost and Hoys Dinner Plain. Get the latest road conditions and current information about chain fitting. DON"T FORGET THIS SEASON YOU"LL NEED TO PREBOOK YOUR RESORT ENTRY - www.alpineeasyaccess.com.au

Hire your diamond pattern chains from Hoys A-Frame Harrietville and have them professionally fitted for free (when chain fitting is required) at the snowline. Be sure to enquire about our Chain and Gear hire Package Deals. We also sell a massive range of Konig chains. Our professionals will try them on first to see they're the right size for your vehicle and show you how to fit correctly - then you can take them to our mobile fitting service and have your first fit for free. WE ARE THE SNOW CHAIN EXPERTS & HAVE THE LARGEST FLEET IN VICTORIA.

At Hoys, we only stock equipment we believe can handle our unique Alpine environment and will last. A range of sturdy and stylish Sorel, Rojo & XTM boots and quality Le Bent, Rojo, elude & XTM socks. We have gloves and mitts from POW, Oyuki, Kombi, Rojo and XTM and lots of headwear to choose from including ROJO, Protest and Coal. A selection of merino & bamboo thermals, balaclavas & neck warmers and a great range of the latest Bolle goggles. We stock helmets from Giro, Salomon, Bolle + more. We have really cute sets of accessories for kids too - including helmets, gloves, hats, neckwarmers, fur lined boots & socks. We often have quality outerwear on sale as well as the latest styles from Rojo, XTM, Protest, Bonfire & Burton.

Hoys @ Jack Frost in the Lodge Precinct

Hoys operates our 4th Ski rental shop in the Jack Frost complex. This shop is located on the Davenport Drive side of Jack Frost & is super convenient if staying in the Hotham Lodges precinct. Offering Hoys legendary quality equipment and service - this outlet caters to families with children attending the Big D Kids Ski School. All gear is interchangeable with Hoys Mt Hotham Ski shop. Drop in to check out our amazing range of Performance & Demo skis & boards. A range of XC gear, Fatbikes (limited number so please book) & snowshoes is available to hire and snow play gear such as toboggans and snow clothes. We stock quality helmets, headwear, socks, snow boots, gloves & snow accessories + a range or boards & boots for sale. We are open from 8am to 6pm daily until October 3rd. Contact Hoys if you’d like to pre book equipment – 03 5759 3889 or email info@hoysskis.com.au 

Hoys Mt Hotham Shop

Our Mt Hotham Ski and Board Shop is conveniently located in "The Shed", beside the Resort Management Board Office - just look left from the big clock. Conveniently located at the central car park bus stop, Hoys shop operates extensive hours and provides a diverse range of skis and snowboards appropriate for all skill levels and the diverse Australian snow conditions.

Our team of mad keen local skiers and riders are obsessive in selecting and fitting the right equipment for you! Diverse foot shapes, preferences and requirements for flex patterns catered for in our massive range of ski and board boots. Fat skis, twin tips, Demo skis, wide boards, performance boards - something for everyone. Check out our Equipment info to view our extensive range of gear. Apart from our great service - Hoys gear's distinction is that it's serviced every time!

Pat Hoy has extensive ski and mountain conditions knowledge (maybe spending too much time on snow?!!) and updates our range each year with carefully chosen equipment to challenge and excite you and help make your holiday a truly memorable experience.

Don't forget! - all our ski shops also supply clothing, chains and many other services! If you hire from another Hoys shop and need to swap something during your day on the snow - jump into this shop to get help.

Our phone, during ski season, is 03 5759 3221 or email info@hoysskis.com.au to book gear.

The Shed is open longer hours than any store at Mt Hotham allowing you to get the best of it in the morning and not rush on your way home. Currently open 8am - 6pm daily.

Hoys Dinner Plain Ski Shop

This shop is superbly located in the very centre of Dinner Plain on the main roundabout. We offer Hoys legendary equipment and service including a new range of Cross Country equipment and snowshoes for adults and children. All your ski and snowboarding rental needs are catered for with an updated range including Rossignol, Roxy, Salomon, Nordica and Burton + more. We have a large range of clothing, waterproof boots & toboggans for a great snow play day out with your party.

Our staff will help Hoys customers with any chain problems (you'll need to park in the carpark out the front of the building near Hoys & Mountain Kitchen)) plus offer our great discount chain/ski/board packages - with all gear interchangeable at any of our shops. (The Dinner Plain bus stops within 30 metres of our Hotham shop!)

We offer a range of Bolle goggles & Carve sunnies for sale, sturdy and stylish Sorel, XTM & Rojo walking boots. We stock some great headwear, gloves & socks from ROJO, Coal, Salomon, Burton, Le Bent, Bula to name a few. Don't forget a select range of discount clothing from Burton, Rojo, XTM & Bonfire, snow equipment & accessories all season long. If you are interested in our end of season, Xmas or Easter sales, keep informed by joining our mailing list or like us on facebook; we tweet @Hoys_Skis.

We offer back service at our Hotham shops so if your boots hurt while on mountain - step into your closest Hoys shop to get help - no drama.

We focus on family holiday needs plus the latest Performance and Demo skis and boards available for hire to challenge and improve your skills. Contact us about group discounts - either family/ school or social.

Open from 8am to 6pm daily until October 3rd. We open the longest and never turn people away!

Hoys Ski Shop
Shop 3 & 4 Castran Corner
Big Muster Drive
Dinner Plain
Phone/Fax: 03 5159 6339 (during ski season)

Hoys Omeo Chain Hire

Hoys quality diamond pattern chains are available to hire from 157 Day Avenue Omeo - 7 days a week - 8.30am - 5.30pm. Located between the Post Office & the Elders building - opposite the Coin Laundry. When you hire Hoys chains - all adults & children can receive our discounted in store/ walk in Ski & Board packages - discount available at any Hoys Dinner Plain or on mountain shops. If you'd like to book your chains or discuss whether your car is suitable to fit chains - call Hoys on 03 5759 2589 Don't forget if you prebook your skis/boards online - you'll receive an even greater discount.  

Hoys Mt Hotham Snow Chain Service

This is Hoys service to you at our best.

This service operates whenever chains are required to be fitted on the Great Alpine Road between Harrietville and the Mt Hotham village.

This Mobile Service is located in the designated roadside chain fitting bays of the day between Harrietville and the Mt Hotham Village. Hoys chain fitters will fit Hoys hired chains at NO EXTRA CHARGE to your car when and where chains are needed. Look for our new big white van with Hoys logos and flashing orange lights on the way up the Great Alpine road - or ask at our Harrietville shop when hiring your chains - where are the boys going to be?

Chains should be hired from Hoys in Harrietville and the mobile service operates the following hours:

Monday - Thursday

8am to 5.30pm


8am to 12 midnight


8am to 6pm


8am to 7pm

We are the only chain hirer with on mountain backup service. Hoys have been running this service for over 30 years. Of course, we have the most up to date road information as our people are on the road 7 days.

Don't forget when you hire your chains from Hoys in Harrietville or Hoys Chains Omeo (157 Day Ave) it is best to prebook them so we can double check your tyres can actually fit chains successfully. And if you prebook your ski & board packages online - you'll get a super discount - See Special Deals.

Phone - 03 5759 2589

This service can also fit and remove your own chains, for a fee.

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