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InterNations - A Place for Canadians in Windhoek

Hello to all of our Canadians in Windhoek! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Canadian expats in Windhoek? Are you looking for advice from other Canadians, e.g. which bars in Windhoek will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for maple pancakes?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Windhoek. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of Canadian expats, coming from Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal and all regions of Canada.

Meet fellow Canadians at our events in Windhoek

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

Find More Information in Our Windhoek Expat Guides

  • Moving to Windhoek

    With a population of just 325,000, Windhoek is a small city that is easy to navigate and easy to acclimatize to. The residents are generally welcoming to foreign workers and expats moving to Windhoek should find that they settle in quickly and easily.
  • Living in Windhoek

    A small and welcoming city in the heart of Namibia, Windhoek is a popular choice for expats seeking a more laid back side of Africa. Boasting modern office buildings, well-groomed parks and a cosmopolitan population, Windhoek is the perfect place to begin an exciting African adventure.
  • Working in Windhoek

    As a middle income country with a growing economy, Namibia is a popular destination for expats looking for work in Africa. Though the country suffers from high unemployment, some sectors like mining and tourism are growing quickly, providing opportunities for investment and employment for Namibians and expats alike.

Forum Posts by Canadians in Windhoek

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

Canadian Expats in Windhoek Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Canadian expats in Windhoek exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The city, also known Aigams or Otjomuise in the local Khoekhoe and Otjiherero languages, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Windhoek’s Canadian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Canadian expats in Windhoek.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Windhoek to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Canadians in Windhoek at Our Events

Our community in Windhoek is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Windhoek’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other Canadian expats to explore the Kalahari Desert. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Canada in your local community as well as Canadians in Namibia nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Canadians living in Windhoek!