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Canadian Expats in Botswana?

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Get information in our Botswana guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Botswana

Jonathan Brown

"As an expat in Gaborone & beyond, I learned to love Botsuana's treasures and would like to share my love for my second home with you. "

Melanie Rasbery

"Gaborone's a comparatively small African metropolis, but I still needed help from expats and locals to relocate and settle in. "

InterNations – Connecting Canadians living in Botswana

Are you looking for fellow Canadians in Botswana? Do you need advice and tips from your Canadian countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Canadian expats to discover attractions like its gently rolling tableland together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Botswana or still residing at home in Canada to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Botswana provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of Canadian expats in Botswana, hailing from all across Canada - from Vancouver, over Montreal to Ottawa.

Meet other Canadians at our events in Botswana

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

Find More Information in Our Botswana Expat Guides

  • Moving to Botswana

    Botswana is a spot of pristine natural beauty, almost unique in our overpopulated world. As such, moving to Botswana can mean on the one hand getting in touch to the wild flora and fauna, on the other experiencing the city life of the capital. Our guide introduces you to the land and its people, visa regulations, and more.
  • Living in Botswana

    Since its independence, Botswana is considered one of the most stable democracies in Africa. With one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Botswana holds plenty of opportunities for expatriates hoping to start a new life in Botswana. Learn more about local education, transportation, and more in our guide.
  • Working in Botswana

    Botswana is nowadays one the fastest growing economies in Africa, slowly becoming a middle-income country. While divers industries and leading sectors offer various opportunities for working in Botswana, don't forget to read up on work permits and taxation, too!

Forum Posts by Canadians in Botswana

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Canadians in our Botswana expat forums.

Receive Information and Tips about Botswana from Canadian Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Botswana is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Canadian compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Botswanan culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Canadians in Botswana, living in Gaborone, Maun, Francistown and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Canadians in Gaborone.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Canadian food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the Canadian InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Canada in Botswana.
  • Receive and share advice in our Botswana Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for maple pancakes in Gaborone...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Botswana to find institutions like the nearest Canadian embassy and many others.

From its gently rolling tableland to the Limpopo River Basin, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Canadian expats in Botswana.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Canadians in Botswana

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Botswana. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Botswanan seswaai, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Gaborone's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Okavango Delta, the fringes of the Kalahari Desert, and other impressive landmarks across Botswana.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Canada and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Canadians living in Botswana!

Jonathan Brown

"As an expat in Gaborone & beyond, I learned to love Botsuana's treasures and would like to share my love for my second home with you. "

Melanie Rasbery

"Gaborone's a comparatively small African metropolis, but I still needed help from expats and locals to relocate and settle in. "

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