Living in South Africa | from Switzerland
"With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline."
Living in South Africa | from France
"InterNations provided me with an "entrance" to the expat circles of Pretoria, so to speak, and helped me get to know other French expatriates. "
InterNations - a trusted Network for Americans in South Africa
- Join our community and get to know members of South Africa’s vibrant expat community
- Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the South African expat living
- Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Cape Town, Johannesburg and many other regions
Meet American Expatriates in South Africa!
InterNations – Uniting Americans living in South Africa
Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in South Africa? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the Cape of Good Hope?
Whether you have settled as an expat in South Africa or are still living in the United States to plan your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations South Africa offers everything you require: Established in 2007, our trusted community has soon become the platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in South Africa, coming from all over the USA - from New England over the Sunshine Belt to the Mid-West.
American Expats in South Africa Posted:
I haven't been to the Hout Bay school (although I think they are building a beautiful new facility)...
Thanks! I'm very excited to find my dream home too or fixer upper : )
hi joseph, hope your plans work out and that you end up in cape town. i came to south africa fo...
You'll love it! I was there for 3 months and I have now decided I will be living in there for 6 mon...
Hey Rita, I've advertised my spare bedroom on Gumtree. I'm looking for a long-term flatmate, bu...
I'm up for it too, or traveling in general. Weekends in August is best for me at this point. Chee...
Fellow Americans in South Africa
Find tips and advice on South Africa from American Expats
Of course, expat living in South Africa is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow American is an essential part of expat life and becoming accustomed to the South African way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in South Africa, residing in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Pretoria or Americans in Johannesburg.
If you ever wish to have a chat in your American native language, discover where to shop for American food or discuss the Chicago Cubs' latest match, become a member of the South African InterNations Community:
- Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the USA or English-speaking expatriates in South Africa.
- Obtain and share insider tips in our South Africa Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a English-speaking babysitter for your children or where to buy peanut butter and marshmallow fluff in Cape Town.
- Search the InterNations Expat Guide for South Africa to get information on the local AmCham or the nearest American consulate.
From the Highveld's Gauteng City Region to the Garden Route, a scenic stretch along the south-east coast, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in South Africa.
Join our expat activities and mingle with fellow Americans in South Africa
Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in South Africa. Our get-togethers include diverse interests and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional South African bobotie, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Cape Town’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips together with our group of Americans in Cape Town to go and see the wilderness trails of Kruger National park as well as other beautiful landmarks in South Africa.
Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the USA and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just send us your membership application and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Welcome from our Americans living in South Africa!
- 87% of members have university degree
- Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
- Members come from 179 countries
- 53% expat women
- 47% expat men
American Expats in South Africa
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