Ranking Score Explained

Hi there, thanks for your interest in how we calculate an experience's ranking score. It's at the core of Rankers so I'm pleased you're curious.

The ranking score percentage is used to compare and sort experiences in ranking tables. It is not necessarily a direct measurement of the quality of a particular experience as rated by its customers. I've found it a useful tool to allow me to find the best experiences with confidence. But I've also found it important to read the customer reviews before making any final judgements!

We calculate an experience's ranking score using a multi-factor data model instead of a raw data average (mean). This model takes into account several important questions. For instance - is there a trusted body of reviews? What is the age of a review and is the review from a credible source?

Below you'll find details around some of the important factors that went into calculating the ranking score for Camp Waipu Cove.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.

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Camp Waipu Cove

Valid Reviews

27 Valid Reviews

The Camp Waipu Cove experience has a total of 27 valid reviews. There are no invalid reviews that are excluded from the calculation. Reviews can be excluded only when a reviewer is not verified or after an investigation by our team determines the reviewer is not genuine.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 27 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 9
33%
9/10 15
56%
8/10 3
11%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

92.22% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Camp Waipu Cove valid reviews is 92.22% and is based on 27 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.

Face-to-Face Reviews

5 Face-to-Face Reviews

The Rankers team meets with travellers while they’re in New Zealand and conducts face-to-face surveys. These reviews, in our opinion, are the most trusted in the industry and represent a critical control sample. To our knowledge, we are the only travel review website in the world that has gone to this extent.

More about face-to-face reviews

Within the 27 valid reviews, the experience has 5 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 5 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 2
40%
9/10 2
40%
8/10 1
20%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

92.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Camp Waipu Cove face-to-face reviews is 92.00% and is based on 5 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

93.14%

Rankers calculates a weighted mean as a base average on which we can improve. Individual review's ratings are given a weight based on several factors. The weight of a review determines the overall impact it'll have on the final weighted average.

Recent reviews have more weight as they are more relevant and reflect the experience as it currently operates. Over time reviews become less relevant and loose their impact on the ranking score.

Low rating reviews carry slightly less weight. This dampens the effect of very low ratings for every experience across the board. This is especially important when the experience has few reviews overall and a single negative rating can grossly mischaracterise an experience. Consistent poor reviews will still result in the experience receiving a comparitively low ranking score.

Credible sources provide reviews that can be trusted. If we have verified a reviewer is genuine via a face-to-face meeting then the review carries additional weight.

Reviewer Rating Age Face-to-Face Weight Relative Weight
Carl 10/10 19 days 99.94 100%
Jgcanada 9/10 19 days 99.94 100%
Katie 10/10 142 days 96.8 97%
Sharon 9/10 172 days 95.31 95%
Kay 9/10 325 days 83.26 83%
Jennifer Poole 9/10 421 days 71.91 71%
Romy de Boer 9/10 459 days 66.61 66%
Anja Röhrich 10/10 666 days 34.16 33%
Julia Weiss 9/10 684 days 31.77 30%
Jason Stalgis 9/10 742 days 24.75 23%
Paul Smith 9/10 749 days 23.97 22%
Will W 10/10 957 days 8.02 6%
Elaine Carter 10/10 1061 days 5.18 3%
Jenny Adams 9/10 1064 days 5.15 3%
Nick Coulson 9/10 1099 days 4.99 3%
Peter Marshall 9/10 1165 days 4.9 3%
Nicole 10/10 1323 days 4.69 3%
Harriet MacMillan 9/10 1468 days 4.49 3%
Sidney Stokkers 8/10 1571 days 4.35 2%
Sabine 9/10 1937 days 3.85 2%
David Blundell 9/10 2571 days true 3.57 2%
thefourcampers 10/10 2607 days 2.93 1%
Caroline & Jochen 10/10 2933 days true 2.98 1%
kempt 8/10 3217 days 2.09 0%
George Lepple 9/10 3271 days true 2.42 0%
bertel 10/10 3495 days true 2.05 0%
gerrys 8/10 3567 days true 1.94 0%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Camp Waipu Cove does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

93%

The final ranking score once rounding has been applied. This value is cached and recalculated each day. Therefore it may not be precisely accurate based on the other values presented.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz.