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Pascal Tremblay

Living in Cape Town, from Canada

"Fortunately, I received lots of supportive tips from other InterNations members before moving to Cape Town."

Nora Godfrey

Living in Cape Town, from Australia

"Here in Cape Town, InterNations consists of a great crowd of expats. Not just anyone can join the site, and I am happy about that."

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  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Cape Town expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Cape Town
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Get Connected to Our Expat Community in Cape Town!

Siyam namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo and a warm welcome to our Cape Town Community! Whether you're retired or looking to start a new life with your family, Cape Town is a city that'll offer you a laidback way of life with plenty of working opportunities. At InterNations, our Cape Town expats are here to help you find the lay of the land. By answering questions, they make your transition into South African life much easier.

Once you've had a little experience as a Cape Town expat yourself, you can begin making contributions to our forum, too. In the meantime, why not explore InterNations to answer some key questions? These include "what are the rental prices like in Cape Town?", "is it safe?", and "what are the schools like?". You'll soon find that your money goes further in Cape Town than many western countries. It is South Africa's safest city, and there is an abundance of public and private schools, as well as universities, that offer a first class education.

Curious to explore other communities in Africa, e.g. our chapter for Singapore Expats? Or you might think of stopping by at our Expatriates Khobar (Eastern Prov community on your next weekend trip.

Our Services for Cape Town Expatriates

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Cape Town Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Cape Town expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Cape Town like you.

Cape Town Guide for Expats

Cape Town Expat Guide

Expat Forum Cape Town

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Cape Town.

Cape Town Expat Forum

Cape Town Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Cape Town expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Cape Town Expat Events

Learn What It's Like to Live in Cape Town

In 2012, Cape Town was voted the Best City in South Africa, and it's easy to see why. As well as giving access to local hot spots like Boulder Beach and Kruger National Park, it offers an array of working opportunities for expats like yourself. Although Cape Town is not a corporate city, it is an excellent choice for those who freelance, people with an entrepreneurial character, and individuals in the education sector.

As a city, Cape Town offers a chilled out alternative to busier hubs across South Africa. It is well known for its safe way of life and high standards of education — the city is home to the Cape Town International School and the American International School. Both the City Bowl area and Atlantic Seaboard are well loved among expats, and those who enjoy fresh fish will be hard pushed to find a restaurant that beats the offerings at Ben's on the Beach.

Become a Part of Our Network for Expats in Cape Town

At InterNations, we offer you access to a network of like-minded expatriates in Cape Town. Our experienced members have answered multiple questions on the relocation and adjustment processes, and if you have one of your own, someone will soon help you. As an expat who is new to the area, you can enjoy invaluable information from individuals who have already experienced life as expatriates in Cape Town as well as from our dedicated guide articles on living and working in Cape Town or South Africa in general.

Once you've got the basics like "which is the best hospital?" and "what are the average rental costs?" covered, you can look into joining in with one of our InterNations socials. In addition to regular InterNations Official Events, our Cape Town expatriates regularly organize other get-togethers based on interest groups. These include live jazz evenings, wine tasting, and trail running, to name but a few examples.

Also take a look at our network for Expatriates Amsterdam to experience InterNations all over the globe. Or you could take a peek at our community for Expatriates Jeddah instead!

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