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InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Namibia

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Namibia? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the Kalahari Desert with?

InterNations Namibia offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Namibia or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Namibia is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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Tips and Advice on Namibia from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Namibia goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Namibian mentality and way of life. South Africans in Namibia are a part of our community, calling cities such as Tsumeb, Lüderitz, Windhoek, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Windhoek, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Namibian InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Namibia Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Windhoek, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Namibia has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the Kalahari Desert to the business centres of the north, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Namibia on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Namibia

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Namibia. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Namibian traditional meat dishes, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Windhoek’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Namibia? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the coastal holiday mecca of Swakopmund and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Namibia!