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'Tween Waters Inn, Captiva Island, FL
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A Fun Family Evening!!

Our 3rd year in a row to visit The Crow's nest and participate in the Crab Races. One of our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Fun time at the races

This is such a silly concept & was great fun for the whole family. We arrived about 50 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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'Tween Waters Inn, Captiva Island, FL

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our 3rd year in a row to visit The Crow's nest and participate in the Crab Races. One of our favorite things to do!!

Thank sjgram
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is such a silly concept & was great fun for the whole family. We arrived about 50 minutes early & were assigned table #8, which meant we were the 8th table to pick crabs and had track-side seating at the crab table for one...More

Thank reise3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun family event for us. However, the website gives you very little info that would've made this experience much better. So here goes: 1. You can call ahead (few days) and reserve front row seats for the crab racing. Otherwise it's mosh...More

Thank Mbrow783
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do anything while visiting Sanibel/Captiva you must goto the Crab Races at the Tween Waters Resort. The races are held Monday and Thursday nights. 6pm is for the kids and the 9pm show is 18+. Half of the money raised is donated to...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We did this 3 years ago with or get picked friends. The emcee is fun- be prepared to sing along or get picked on before the big race.

Thank chamelionOhio
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Tim puts on a great show with a lot of good-natured joking with the audience participating as well. If you've never seen crab races, this is a must-see and go-to dinner when you're in Captiva.

Thank kjw777
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is the one event we won't miss. If you wan't a fun time with lots of laughs, this is the place to be. You have to be ready to be poked fun at. That's part of the silliness. If you're thin skinned, this is...More

Thank AnaMand
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I've never heard of such a thing, but yes you can gamble on a hermit crab. You pay $5 bucks and pick a crab out of the pot and ta da! You are entered into a fun evening of entertainment. The host is funny and...More

Thank Long4Tahoe
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went to the early crab race last week with our two kids (7 and 10) and everyone really enjoyed it. The show was both fun and funny. I could see how the show could be better or worse depending on the people in the...More

Thank jgardner362
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Tim once hosted a fun event but that was a few years ago. Now it is totally different. With age he has lost his patience and is so rude it is uncomfortable. Half of the proceeds go to charity and the other half to NASCRAB....More

Thank kapb2017
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Hi there We'd like to vizit the crab races , are they only on on Mondays and Thursdays at this time of year.? We're going to Captiva tomorrow Thanks Lorraine
26 July 2016|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry this is so late. When we were there the crap races were every day for the kids.