In order to try and promote Oranjemund
as a unique tourist destination, the following subdomain has been
Click on the above link if you are
thinking about visiting Oranjemund!
The purpose of this site is for all of us old
Oranjemunders who are scattered to the four corners of the earth
to stay in touch with each other and to remember those good 'ol
days living in this unique mining town. A place to share tales
and view photographs of a bygone mining era. A place where our
memories will remain forever.
This site is geared more to the historical side of Oranjemund
and therefore a large portion of the material on this site will
be displayed in black & white.
So if you remember the Diamond Queen Ball, The Mule Derby or The Christmas
Tree then click on and remember the characters, functions and stories
from the good 'ol days when Oranjemund was truly a paradise in the
For those of you that wish to interact or let other
Oranjemunders and ex Oranjemunders know how or where to contact
you, please register your name in the forum section of this site,
Some workplaces might prevent you from accessing forums. Please
feel free to start or add to a topic in the forums.
This page is under constant update.
As I have time, I will be adding articles. You can read on the
Forums about which updates have taken place to the main site.
Also a big thank you to Namdeb for
allowing me to use their historical material in this non profit
manner. Thanks also to all you (ex) Oranjemunders, wherever you
are, for your photo's and memories. Without whom this side would
not be what it is today.
If you can help identify people or dates then please