About Us

Doug and Catherine Goergens owners of West End Diving located in St. Louis, Missouri have been serving the diving community since 1960 and developed and operate the Maya Palms Resort, the Bonne Terre Mine – “Billion Gallon Lake Resort” (the largest freshwater dive resort in the world) and the 1909 Depot. The Goergens’ companies have been visited and featured through the years by the likes of Jacques Cousteau, National Geographic Magazine, People Magazine, Good Morning America, Discover Channel, History Channel and many more. Additionally, the Maya Palms Resort has been featured in Sport Diver Magazines World’s Best Diving and Resorts.

Discovery Channel Feature

Maya Palms Resort in Mahahual (Costa Maya) Mexico hosted Discovery Channel’s “Animal Planet” and “I Shouldn’t Be Alive” series for the Filming of Bonne Terre Missouri’s Ken Wilson and the story of how he was lost in Mexico’s Cozumel Jungle for 19 days. And, Catherine & Doug Goergens relentless effort to find him. 

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