Tourism is envisaged to be a primary economic activity in the future. Oranjemund is ideally located between Namibia and South Africa, has a unique edge being located in a Tsau //Khaeb National park, and has an 80-year innovative diamond story to show an tell. While OMDis works with key stakeholders to unlock the concession and access to the park, OMD 2030, with OMDis support, is developing grassroots tourism activities, like designated walks around town and the river, training up local guides, investing in e-bikes as a way for a tourist to experience the town, and our local museum will be renovated to be an Oranjemund Historic Centre.

Some other activities that have taken off is the building of privately owned guesthouses, opening of eateries and unique sundowner offering on a boat on the river or in the dunes. Since the opening of town the flow of tourist through the town has been incredible, and at time accommodation is a real problem. The big is opportunities is for a franchise to establish themselves in Oranjemund first. Now is the opportunity for these huge, mostly empty houses to be turned into AirBnBs, or to be converted into self catering units. Opportunity beckons!

To learn more about OMDis Orange River Concession in Tourism click here: Tourism brochure

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News & Announcements

Through our news and announcements, we hope to keep you engaged yet inspired as we share Oranjemunds transform journey with you.

Joint SME development project kicks off in Oranjemund

OMDis Town Transform Agency, Uconomy Namibia and Nedbank Namibia this week announced a collaboration that will boost the SME development...
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ART CAN TRANSFORM Project kicks off at Ambrosius Amutenya Primary School (AAPS) in Oranjemund.

Windhoek based artist Nicky Marais and Oranjemund based artist Aurelia Sieberhagen was contracted by OMDis to coordinate a school mural...
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OMDis open up SMEs Centre on their premises

On Thursday, 19 August 2021, OMDis officially opened up the new SMEs Centre in Oranjemund, located at the OMDis Offices...
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Benches donated and installed at the East Gate Courtyard

Three wooden picnic benches have been built by a local carpenter as part of the support local businesses initiative. East...
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Property Development project kicks off in Oranjemund

On the 10th of August a team of town planners, architects and engineers from the AIJ consortium had an inception...
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Agricultural Project Pamwe doing big things

Mara Beukes, the principal of Ambrosius Amutenya Primary School in Oranjemund, says their school prides itself on its school garden....
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