We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Fun time

It has been a number of years since we visited the crab race event. On this visit we had a very... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Bruce B
,
Macedon, New York
crab races are a must

I have a rental home on Captiva and I recommend the crab races to all my guests. It is a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
Kathy B
Read all 189 reviews
25
All photos (25)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“crab race”(21 reviews)
“clams”(34 reviews)
“hermit crabs”(6 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
23°
12°
Mar
26°
14°
Apr
28°
17°
May
Contact
'Tween Waters Inn, Captiva Island, FL
Website
+1 800-223-5865
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (189)
Filter reviews
188 results
Traveller rating
92
34
21
18
23
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
92
34
21
18
23
Show reviews that mention
All reviews crab race clams hermit crabs tween waters inn raising money great fun a lot of fun charity races united willie sunburn 9pm winners winnings emcee captiva
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 188 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We went to see the hyped up crab races for adults. I had been excited about them since I first read about them a few years ago. I was shocked as the minutes went by and turned to over an hour of this man who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank TerryH432
Reviewed 4 January 2019

I have a rental home on Captiva and I recommend the crab races to all my guests. It is a lot of fun and I still go every time I am there which is several times a year. It is great fun and supports a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Just back from the Crab Races. I've been at least 10 times now. Since all the kids are grown we go to the adult races. I'm still in love with the corny jokes, all in good fun. The host puts his all to make this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beachqueenChicago
Reviewed 4 August 2018

It has been a number of years since we visited the crab race event. On this visit we had a very good time participating and observing the event. I have to say that I think the monies raised by the races that goes to worthwhile...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This was a lot of fun. I think kids aged 8-13 probably have the most fun. Adult has to actually sit in one of the spots at the crab raving table. Emcee is pretty funny. Proceeds benefit veterans via United way.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank maeday1013
Reviewed 20 June 2018

What could be more fun than watching hermit crabs race? Well, probably a lot of things but if you are looking for something to do with the kids in the evening on Sanibel/Captiva, this is kind of fun. I would recommend getting to 'Tween the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A good way to waste away an evening with some laughter and the thrill of hermit crab sprinting. The Crabby Man at the mic has good crowd banter and keeps the entertainment fun for the family.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brad4242
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Our grandkids absolutely loved this- we enjoy it too. A must do for kids. Our grandkids are still talking about these races and want to go back

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank marjoriejnorris
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We attended the hermit crab races held here since we were staying at the resort. Went to the 9pm show. The man who rMuns the races is very funny but in my opinion he should eliminate using the "F" word. He would have been just...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Anthony E
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Must come with your sense of humor intact. If you aren't easily offended by a little language and personal ridicule you will find this can be uniquely entertaining. I like a good act that can interact with his audience. Sunburned Willie delivered.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank j0nterry
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa
3,556 reviews
.09 km away
Jensen's "On the Gulf"
192 reviews
.86 km away
Jensen's Twin Palm Cottages and Marina
160 reviews
1.17 km away
Castaways Cottages of Sanibel
594 reviews
3.41 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 22 nearby restaurants
Old Captiva House
892 reviews
.02 km away
Sunshine Seafood Cafe and Wine Bar
665 reviews
1.46 km away
Keylime Bistro
1,816 reviews
1.30 km away
The Bubble Room Restaurant
4,400 reviews
1.35 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 43 nearby attractions
Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea
193 reviews
1.09 km away
Captiva Island Historical Society's History Gallery
19 reviews
1.09 km away
New Moon Sailing
46 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Lorraine H
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes