|Besides pilgrimage, Rameswaram Island has several places which are ideal picnic spots. There are beautiful beaches at Olaikuda, Dhanushkodi and Pamban. Olaikuda beach is engulfed by coral reefs which make sea bathing safe and enjoyable. One can also enjoy scuba diving in the waters of Olaikuda beach. Australian Flamingos, Sea Gulls and variety of birds migrates to Rameswaram Island during winter.
It is also one of the main fishing centers of Tamil Nadu. Exclusive fish variety like the prawns, lobster, sea cucumber etc are easily found here and they are also exported to other countries.
The other places that one can visit here are Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, Kodandaramar Temple, Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple and many such more temples.