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    Finding contacts among the expats in Tanzania's tourism industry wasn't half as difficult as I had feared.

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Tanzania

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Tanzania? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your South African countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the Southern Highlands, replete with volcanic mountains, crater lakes, and waterfalls with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Tanzania or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Tanzania offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of South African expats in Tanzania among our members, coming from various regions all over South Africa - from Johannesburg, over Cape Town to Durban.

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    From South Africa, living in Dar es Salaam
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    From South Africa, living in Dar es Salaam
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    From South Africa, living in Dar es Salaam
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    From South Africa, living in Dar es Salaam
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    From South Africa, living in Dar es Salaam

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    • Applying for a VISA at DAR Airport
      5 replies
      May 27, 12:57 PM
      Community member

      Hi All, thank you for the info, i should be flying to DAR on the 30th. I hope everything runs smoothly. Regards Craig

    • Moving to Dar-es-Salaam
      9 replies
      Oct 21, 6:06 PM
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      Michelle, Testing kits and bug repellent are readily available here in most pharmacies. Nets are also available everywhere. We take a daily prophylaxis that is also available here very …

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    Get Tips and Info on Life in Tanzania from South African Expats

    Being an expat in Tanzania means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your South African compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Tanzanian people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other South Africans in Tanzania is a breeze, no matter if you are in Mbeya, Dar es Salaam, Kigoma or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of South Africans in Dar es Salaam, for example.

    If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for South African food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the South African InterNations Community:

    • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from South Africa.
    • Our Tanzania Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get bobotie in Dar es Salaam...
    • The InterNations Places database for Tanzania helps you find institutions like the nearest South African embassy.

    From the Southern Highlands, replete with volcanic mountains, crater lakes, and waterfalls to the hot, humid shoreline, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Tanzania.

    Meet Fellow South Africans in Tanzania at Our Many Expat Activities

    Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Tanzania is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous ugali, Tanzania’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Dar es Salaam’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Dar es Salaam and discover the mountainous location of Kilimanjaro, Africa's "great lakes" and the Serengeti, and other impressive landmarks across Tanzania.

    Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from South Africa and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Tanzania!