If you love beaches, you probably know by now about Lazarus Island. While Singapore is an island nation itself, you can still explore other small islands surrounding the country! Lazarus Island is one of those hidden gems you wouldn't want to miss. Alternatively known as Pulau Sekijang Pelepah, Lazarus Island is part of Singapore\u2019s cluster of Southern Islands and is connected to St John\u2019s Island via a causeway. 5 Fun Things You Can Do On Lazarus Island 1. Swimming As with any swimmable beaches, you wouldn't want to miss swimming here. The waves are soft and not too big, making it a suitable place to swim as a family.\u00a0Take not that there are no lifeguards on duty at all times. Credit: The Travel Intern 2. Sunbathing & Lounging If you can't or don't prefer to get wet, at the very least you can sunbathe on the white sand and tranquil beach on the C-shaped lagoon. Did you know that the white sands were imported from Indonesia? How interesting! 3. Have A Picnic What better way to spend with your loved one on a sunny and breezy day than with a romantic picnic? The more the merrier if everyone can bring something unique to eat and drink by the beach! Just be sure to clean up after you're done so others can enjoy the scenic spot too. Credit: Getty Images 3. Fishing If you're a fan of fishing or would like to try out this self-fulfilling hobby, you can do so here. Though not exactly on Lazarus Island itself, you can fish on the part of the shore on St. John's island facing Lazarus Island. Potential fishes include Barramundi, Golden Snapper, grouper, bream and sicklefish. 4. Explore Lazarus Island Lazarus Island is not too small, but it is not too big either! So, it is great for exploring, preferably with a buddy. Who knows, you might spot a thing or two that has never been discovered there before! If you are planning to explore, be sure you wear comfortable footwear and clothes. Credit: tiqa a @ TripAdvisor On top of that, wear long-sleeved clothes and long pants to avoid mosquitoes and sandflies. Better yet, be sure to put on some mosquito repellent and sunscreen. How To Get to Lazarus Island Lazarus Island is located on the island clusters, southern of mainland Singapore (Singapore Southern Islands). It is connected to St. John's Island, where you will need to go to in order to access Lazarus Island. To get to St. John's Island, take a ferry from Marina South Pier. The ferry Schedule can be found at this website.\u00a0Ferry ticket pricing is $15 for adults and $12 for children. Take note of the ferry departure times, especially if you're catching the last one. Credit: The Travel Intern Bus service 402 goes into to the Pier from Marina Bay MRT Station. Parking lots are available inside and outside the pier. Once you get onto Saint John's Island, take the first left off the jetty. Follow the path across the breakwall\/causeway, past the little protected bay on your left. After a few minutes' walk, the hidden paradise with its white sandy beach and coconut palms reveals itself so you can bask in its magnificence. We hope you will have a great time there!