82km north of calviniaWhimsically said to have been established by a party of trekboers who paused at the fountain in the area to listen to the loeries.
TOURIST INFORMATIONThe Publicity Officer, PO Box 181, Loeriesfontein 8185 Tel 027 662 1001 / 027 662 8600
ATTRACTIONSMuseum In the old Baptist Church. Also features a collection of windpumps. Tel 027 662 1088 / 082 448 0597 Quiver Tree Forest One of the world’s largest forests, these kokerbome (Aloe
dichotoma) grow to 4m, store water in their trunks, resist drought indefinitely and live up to 400 years. The Khoisan’s use of their bark for quivers gave them their colloquial name. Spring Flowers A myriad of species cover surrounding fields after the rains.