Kate said that "it [the proposal] was a total shock when it came and very excitng."
So what was this romantic Kenyan spot Prince William chose?
The couple visited Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy, Manda Bay and Rutundu -- the last two managed by The Safari and Conservation Company.
Read how he proposed below:
Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy
Only accessible by helicopter, the RAF pilot flew his bride-to-be to the lakeside in a borrowed helicopter.
Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy is owned by the parents of Prince William's friend Jecca Craig. The couple were on vacation in Kenya with friends when Prince William surprised Kate Middleton with his mother's sapphire and diamond engagement ring.
Rutundu, The Safari and Conservation Company
The Rutundu complex has been referred to as the "Balmoral of Africa" because of its similar landscape and climate to the Queen's Scottish estate.
Guests chopper in and can enjoy hiking and fishing in nearby Lake Alice. Rutundu is off the beaten path and ideal for couples looking for an exclusive destination. Rates start at $300 a night.
Manda Bay, The Safari and Conservation Company.
Manda Bay is a small boutique lodge that offers couples a variety of outdoor activities. Rates start at $860 for a double room.
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