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  • Connect with fellow South Africans in Qatar

  • Get information in our Qatar guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Qatar

  • Juan Garcia

    The Persian Gulf is a long way from home, so I was especially glad to discover this super expat community for Doha.

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Qatar

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Qatar? 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 spectacular Khor al Adaid with?

InterNations Qatar offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Qatar 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 Qatar is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Qatar

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

Apr 17, 2024, 9:00 PM
2 attendees
A nightlife destination of unique convergence of world-class mixology and cutting-edge musical collaborations with internationally renowned DJs and artists setting a new benchmark for the world of ent
Apr 18, 2024, 6:00 PM
18 attendees
Welcome Newcomers to our April event at Dunes Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas. Join us and get introduced to the greatest expat community in Doha! Our program for this event: - Our Ambassadors wi
Apr 18, 2024, 6:45 PM
55 attendees
We cordially invite all InterNations members to our upcoming Official Event at Dunes, Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas Join us and dance on the beats of Live Band (Band starts at 8.00 PM) A nigh of g
Apr 19, 2024, 6:30 PM
9 attendees
If you are in Doha for the week after Eid, please join us for the final concert of Day 2 of the QPO 15-Year-Anniversary series. This one showcases the music of the royal courts from the late Renaissa

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    From South Africa, living in Doha
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    From South Africa, living in Doha
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    From South Africa, living in Doha
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    From South Africa, living in Doha
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    From South Africa, living in Doha

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Tips and Advice on Qatar from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Qatar 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 Qatari mentality and way of life. South Africans in Qatar are a part of our community, calling cities such as Al-Khor, Rayyan, Doha, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Doha, 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 Qatari InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Qatar 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 Doha, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Qatar has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the spectacular Khor al Adaid to the booming city of Doha, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Qatar on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Qatar

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Qatar. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Qatari harees, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Doha’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Qatar? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see fruit-flavoured tobacco at countless sheesha cafés 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 Qatar!