The Western Cape is a province in the south western part of South Africa. It is a truly remarkable piece of land surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and has an intricate system of folded mountains on the inland side. It offers some of the best and breath taking sceneries of the world. It has rich flaura and fauna that wins the heart of the visitor. Coming here is truly a different experience overall. Its history is long but interesting. In 1994, after the inauguration of South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela, the Cape Province was broken up into three provinces : Western Cape, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape.