Mustufa Harianawala aka "Mu", PADI Master Instructor


    • PADI Master Instructor

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    More about Mustufa Harianawala aka "Mu":

    Mu was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He got hooked to scuba diving during his travels to Koh Tao, Thailand in 2011. He moved to the Florida in 2014 to be a scuba instructor and earned his open water scuba instructor rating in 2015. He is currently a Master Instructor.

    He is a diver, traveler/backpacker, foodie, self-proclaimed chef, hiker, trekker, nature lover, motorcycle enthusiast, adrenaline junkie, to say the least. He is fluent in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, and English.

    Upon earning a business degree, he started his career in investment banking. After 2 years of despising the cubicle and the commute, he quit to join the family business. Fast forward 8 years, the business was doing well but it kept him super busy. So, he decided to take a 1-year sabbatical to be a dive professional. 7 years, 3000+ dives, 400+ certifications, and 3 Elite Instructor Awards later, he loves it and continues to do what he loves. Now he spends his days on the pristine reefs of Key Largo.

    His favorite places to dive include the Maldives, Andaman Nicobar Islands, St Croix, Roatan.

    He enjoys teaching the IDC, Dive Master, Deep Specialty and Wreck Specialty courses the most.

    Fun Fact: Mu has ridden his motorcycle on the highest motorable road in the world (18,400 ft).

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