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Henrik Olsen

"I was amazed how many other members in Jakarta share the same interests as me. And some of them come from Norway, too ! "

Megan Turner

"It's a really helpful site: Via InterNations, we found an international playgroup for our kids (6 and 8 years old) here in Jakarta."

InterNations - The Place for South Africans in Jakarta

Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo to all South Africans in Jakarta! Searching for other South Africans in Jakarta? Looking for reliable and useful insider tips from fellow South Africans for example, where in Jakarta can I find a South African restaurant? Or where in Jakarta can I find some bobotie?

Join InterNations today and become a member of our Jakarta community. By becoming a member, you will join our active group of South African expats, coming from all corners of South Africa, from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and many more.

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Find More Information in Our Jakarta Expat Guides

  • Moving to Jakarta

    Moving to Jakarta will take you to a bustling city, complete with skyscrapers and traffic jams. Indeed, Jakarta is often considered to be the “Big Apple” of Southeast Asia. Our guide on moving to Jakarta will help you with your move by providing you with advice on housing, education, visas and more.
  • Living in Jakarta

    As an expat living in Jakarta, you will be living in Indonesia’s largest city. With over ten million inhabitants, Jakarta is a metropolis with international flair. Read the InterNations Guide on Jakarta for more information on Southeast Asia’s “Big Apple,” from culture to healthcare.
  • Working in Jakarta

    Are you thinking of working in Jakarta, also known as the “Big Durian” or “Big Apple”? Indonesia’s capital and largest city, as well as its economic and political center, has plenty of job opportunities. Our guide on working in Jakarta provides info on the economy, visas and health.

Forum Posts by South Africans in Jakarta

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South African Expats in Jakarta Exchange Tips and Advice

InterNations is the perfect place for South African expats in Jakarta to find the help and resources they have been looking for. The "Big Durian" will soon become your new home with our InterNations community - we help you to take full advantage of your new life here!

  • Get to know Jakarta’s South African expats.
  • Join today and find everything you need through our Expat Forums and entries from fellow South Africans in Jakarta.
  • Read through our extensive Expat Guides to receive useful information on Jakarta.

Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Jakarta at Our Events and Activities

Our Jakarta community is also very active offline. Our members get to enjoy a range of events and activities on monthly and weekly basis, e.g. a great dinner at Jakarta’s fanciest restaurant organized by our InterNations Ambassadors, or a weekend trip to explore Indonesia’s unique vibe. These events and activities are a perfect and casual way to get in touch with fellow South African expats in your city and South Africans in Indonesia. Interested? Simply sign up for membership and join the ranks of our South Africans living in Jakarta.