Ranking Score Explained

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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 Hooker Valley Track.

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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Hooker Valley Track

Valid Reviews

308 Valid Reviews

The Hooker Valley Track experience has a total of 308 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 308 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 123
40%
9/10 104
34%
8/10 60
19%
7/10 17
6%
6/10 4
1%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

90.55% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Hooker Valley Track valid reviews is 90.55% and is based on 308 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

289 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 308 valid reviews, the experience has 289 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 289 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 112
39%
9/10 98
34%
8/10 59
20%
7/10 16
6%
6/10 4
1%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

90.31% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Hooker Valley Track face-to-face reviews is 90.31% and is based on 289 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

91.46%

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
Cynthia Liew 10/10 81 days 98.96 100%
Ben H 9/10 326 days 83.16 84%
Hannibal Winther 9/10 451 days true 81.32 82%
Jayni L'Azou 9/10 460 days true 79.76 80%
Roland Eggli 10/10 668 days true 40.67 40%
Moe Bouchard 10/10 683 days true 38.28 38%
Lois and Gary Hampton 10/10 694 days true 36.58 36%
Sevi 8/10 695 days true 36.42 36%
Gilbert Keiser 10/10 696 days true 36.27 36%
Fritsi and Flo 10/10 705 days true 34.92 34%
Katie and Rob 10/10 706 days true 34.77 34%
Patrick and Valerie 8/10 708 days true 34.48 34%
Car R 9/10 719 days 27.4 26%
Taylor Doolittle 10/10 727 days true 31.75 31%
Bruce Steadman 10/10 727 days true 31.75 31%
Sarah Doolittle 10/10 727 days true 31.75 31%
Barb Steadman 10/10 727 days true 31.75 31%
Jasmin Thuess 8/10 728 days true 31.61 31%
James Macguire 9/10 732 days true 31.06 30%
Orane Lefebuee 10/10 732 days true 31.06 30%
Ingrid Maple 8/10 733 days true 30.92 30%
Daniel Nanjh 10/10 737 days true 30.37 29%
Breanna Alexander 10/10 739 days 25.08 24%
Emma Millett 8/10 741 days true 29.83 29%
Ilona Roeters 9/10 762 days true 27.09 26%
Loic Besson 10/10 763 days true 26.96 26%
Jerome Cluzel 10/10 763 days true 26.96 26%
Natasha 8/10 764 days true 26.83 26%
Oliver Francis 8/10 764 days true 26.83 26%
Adam Pullinger 7/10 767 days true 26.46 25%
Vallee Manon 10/10 769 days true 26.21 25%
Rebecca Holmes 9/10 771 days true 25.96 25%
Ruden Perez 10/10 772 days true 25.84 25%
Manu Liberta 10/10 779 days true 24.99 24%
Carole Schwab 10/10 779 days true 24.99 24%
Moreno 8/10 780 days true 24.87 24%
Sigrid Duus 10/10 781 days true 24.75 24%
Mads Nielsen 10/10 781 days true 24.75 24%
Olde Vogel 8/10 783 days true 24.51 23%
Lieke vol Velde 8/10 783 days true 24.51 23%
Bob 10/10 785 days true 24.27 23%
Yee How 7/10 787 days true 24.04 23%
Marc Perales 8/10 788 days true 23.92 23%
Mikkel Thomassen 9/10 792 days true 23.46 22%
Jannika Cao 9/10 792 days true 23.46 22%
Maarten 6/10 792 days true 23.46 22%
Jakob Lovdahl 8/10 796 days true 23.0 22%
Lina Kiellamn 10/10 796 days true 23.0 22%
Sarah 10/10 806 days true 21.88 21%
Simon Mueller 10/10 806 days true 21.88 21%
Karine Dransart 8/10 815 days true 20.91 20%
Thomas Nolwenn 10/10 816 days true 20.8 20%
Cat Johnston 10/10 821 days true 20.28 19%
James Jackson 10/10 822 days true 20.17 19%
Meghan Maloney 9/10 842 days 15.14 14%
Moni Basuki 10/10 872 days 12.88 12%
Matilda 8/10 1023 days true 6.99 5%
Katharina Schick 8/10 1025 days true 6.93 5%
Cecile 10/10 1029 days true 6.83 5%
Patricia 9/10 1032 days true 6.75 5%
Sam Creecy 9/10 1035 days true 6.68 5%
Mathilde 10/10 1037 days true 6.64 5%
Phlippe 9/10 1037 days true 6.64 5%
Floriane Desnoyer 10/10 1038 days true 6.62 5%
Arthur Tymins 9/10 1038 days true 6.62 5%
Sophia and Karen 10/10 1038 days true 6.62 5%
Helene Christensen 9/10 1039 days true 6.6 5%
Sofie Madson 9/10 1039 days true 6.6 5%
Laurine 9/10 1040 days true 6.58 5%
Sonya Grimm 10/10 1041 days true 6.55 5%
Milan Maiwald 8/10 1042 days true 6.53 5%
Jeeyoung Kim 7/10 1042 days true 6.53 5%
Kim Rasun 9/10 1042 days true 6.53 5%
Laura Munguira Vadillo 9/10 1042 days true 6.53 5%
Alvaro Rodriguez 9/10 1042 days true 6.53 5%
Lisa Fenzl 9/10 1044 days true 6.49 5%
Cori Schultz 8/10 1046 days true 6.46 5%
Jill Stebbing 10/10 1046 days true 6.46 5%
Nico Neubauer 10/10 1046 days true 6.46 5%
Michael L 10/10 1048 days true 6.42 5%
Celine 10/10 1048 days true 6.42 5%
Kathryn Nolan 7/10 1049 days true 6.4 5%
Jeroen 8/10 1050 days true 6.39 5%
Lucy Mulvin 10/10 1051 days true 6.37 5%
Michael Menrath 10/10 1053 days 5.28 4%
Alexandre Roche 8/10 1053 days true 6.34 5%
Diane Toupaine 9/10 1053 days true 6.34 5%
Anouk Jongsma 9/10 1054 days true 6.32 5%
Lucy Murray 9/10 1055 days true 6.3 5%
Elisabet 10/10 1058 days true 6.26 5%
Lisa 10/10 1058 days true 6.26 5%
Cecile Seramis 10/10 1062 days true 6.21 5%
Alex 10/10 1064 days true 6.18 5%
Kathi 10/10 1064 days true 6.18 5%
Jacob Winchester 10/10 1064 days true 6.18 5%
Anna Jungclaus 9/10 1064 days true 6.18 5%
Sandra 9/10 1066 days true 6.16 5%
Kim 8/10 1066 days true 6.16 5%
Selina Frankenberger 10/10 1066 days true 6.16 5%
Isaliner and Mathieu 6/10 1067 days true 6.15 5%
Riviere 8/10 1067 days true 6.15 5%
Tomas Lloyd 10/10 1068 days true 6.14 5%
Paul and Astrid 10/10 1068 days true 6.14 5%
Nadav Knoll 8/10 1077 days true 6.06 5%
Rachel Aspinall 10/10 1078 days true 6.05 5%
Levin Stuers 9/10 1079 days true 6.05 4%
Laurent Petit 7/10 1080 days 5.04 3%
Cindy Rizzo 10/10 1087 days true 6.01 4%
Sylvain Blanchet 8/10 1089 days true 6.01 4%
Peter Hodgson 10/10 1090 days true 6.0 4%
Leanna Wyer 10/10 1092 days true 6.0 4%
Eric Hertort 8/10 1093 days true 6.0 4%
Brendon Rudland 9/10 1095 days true 6.0 4%
Sven and Annie 10/10 1098 days true 6.0 4%
Fiona and Matthew 9/10 1103 days true 5.99 4%
Philip 10/10 1103 days true 5.99 4%
Hannes Puediger 9/10 1104 days true 5.99 4%
Bonnie Krautz 10/10 1105 days true 5.98 4%
Veronika and Radovan 10/10 1106 days true 5.98 4%
Sabina Carney 10/10 1107 days true 5.98 4%
Chloe 9/10 1113 days true 5.97 4%
Matthias Hofer 10/10 1133 days true 5.94 4%
Ahmed Mohsen Aly 10/10 1176 days 4.89 3%
Suzanne Vermeulen 10/10 1177 days 4.89 3%
Rachel S 10/10 1391 days 4.59 3%
Nurlaily Abu Bakar 10/10 1422 days 4.55 3%
Maria Schober 10/10 1438 days true 5.44 4%
Finn and Melanie Lorbeer 9/10 1443 days true 5.43 4%
Annika Funk 9/10 1447 days true 5.42 4%
Thomas Blom 10/10 1450 days 4.51 3%
Tobias Becker 8/10 1464 days true 5.39 4%
Laura and Marie 9/10 1473 days true 5.38 4%
Corinna Fallenbuchel 10/10 1497 days true 5.34 4%
Logan Leduc 9/10 1518 days true 5.3 4%
Caroline Hennache 9/10 1755 days true 4.92 3%
Calvin Becker 7/10 1755 days true 4.92 3%
Jacques Revel 10/10 1757 days true 4.91 3%
Karen Garvin 10/10 1757 days true 4.91 3%
Claudia Hillebrand 8/10 1760 days true 4.91 3%
Marek Heiurich 10/10 1765 days true 4.9 3%
Te-Ana and Mark 10/10 1766 days true 4.9 3%
Mark 7/10 1769 days true 4.89 3%
Wouter Vanmoz 8/10 1771 days true 4.89 3%
Laure Cops 8/10 1771 days true 4.89 3%
Agathe Dupuis 8/10 1784 days true 4.87 3%
Linda Wainman 10/10 1784 days true 4.87 3%
Chris Wainman 10/10 1784 days true 4.87 3%
jefft 8/10 1787 days true 4.86 3%
Mara 9/10 1789 days true 4.86 3%
Andrea Morello 8/10 1789 days true 4.86 3%
Denise Ewbank 9/10 1802 days true 4.84 3%
Antton Vappula 7/10 1805 days true 4.83 3%
Xavier 10/10 1808 days true 4.83 3%
Bjoern 7/10 1814 days true 4.82 3%
Lena Jensen 9/10 1822 days true 4.8 3%
Jesper Andersen 9/10 1822 days true 4.8 3%
Alacchi Moustier 10/10 1828 days true 4.8 3%
Julien de la lande 7/10 1828 days true 4.8 3%
Wouter Bosch 8/10 1828 days true 4.8 3%
Aude Moulin 8/10 1828 days true 4.8 3%
Claire Lieval 10/10 1834 days true 4.79 3%
Andrea Beck 6/10 1846 days true 4.77 3%
Marc Greeve 10/10 1854 days true 4.75 3%
Yvonne Horpershoeh 9/10 1854 days true 4.75 3%
Bjorn Van Mulders 10/10 1856 days true 4.75 3%
Kim Maertens 9/10 1856 days true 4.75 3%
Clarissa Hanck 10/10 2127 days true 4.3 3%
Marco Schmidt 8/10 2131 days true 4.3 3%
Patrick 9/10 2136 days true 4.29 3%
Lisa 10/10 2136 days true 4.29 3%
Brandon Wells 8/10 2139 days true 4.28 3%
Marcel 7/10 2145 days true 4.27 3%
Maria 8/10 2145 days true 4.27 3%
Billy Koichopolos 10/10 2145 days true 4.27 3%
James Young 10/10 2154 days true 4.26 3%
Eric 7/10 2157 days true 4.25 3%
Rogier Ramaker 9/10 2157 days true 4.25 3%
Kathryn Pisco 8/10 2158 days true 4.25 3%
Raquel 9/10 2159 days true 4.25 3%
Fernando Martin 7/10 2159 days true 4.25 3%
Kristin Denny 9/10 2162 days true 4.25 3%
Enna Keet 9/10 2164 days true 4.24 3%
Jeanne Moustier 10/10 2193 days true 4.2 3%
Mathieu Brias 9/10 2198 days true 4.19 3%
Loesje 8/10 2211 days 3.47 2%
Mark and Eefie 9/10 2227 days true 4.14 3%
Karin Genyn 10/10 2228 days true 4.14 3%
Steven Switsers 9/10 2232 days true 4.13 3%
Natalie Nubler 10/10 2234 days true 4.13 3%
Annie 8/10 2235 days true 4.13 3%
Jacquemard 9/10 2247 days true 4.11 2%
Barbara Berkhout 9/10 2502 days true 3.69 2%
Margreet Hanemaaijer 8/10 2503 days true 3.69 2%
Sally Gordie 10/10 2504 days true 3.68 2%
Def Fem 9/10 2512 days true 3.67 2%
Alex Ross 10/10 2513 days true 3.67 2%
M Robinson 10/10 2513 days true 3.67 2%
Alan Brady 10/10 2514 days true 3.67 2%
Richard and Janet 9/10 2520 days true 3.66 2%
Laura Diepeveen 8/10 2522 days true 3.65 2%
Emma Bagguley 8/10 2524 days true 3.65 2%
Siegfried Richter 9/10 2527 days true 3.65 2%
Peter & Kate Carmichael 9/10 2528 days true 3.64 2%
Ed & Katie Riches 9/10 2529 days true 3.64 2%
Tom Pratt 7/10 2529 days true 3.64 2%
Beat Kindler 8/10 2529 days true 3.64 2%
Seth & Carla 9/10 2531 days true 3.64 2%
Houter 9/10 2531 days true 3.64 2%
Butz 10/10 2532 days true 3.64 2%
Marilyn Mobley 10/10 2532 days true 3.64 2%
David & Sue Lokkerbol 9/10 2532 days true 3.64 2%
Helen Chilton 9/10 2534 days true 3.63 2%
Domroes 9/10 2538 days true 3.63 2%
Andreas Kristiansen 9/10 2540 days true 3.62 2%
Chris Marsh 10/10 2543 days true 3.62 2%
Jessica Lane 10/10 2543 days true 3.62 2%
Dave McLeish 8/10 2544 days true 3.62 2%
Thyg Lingdal 10/10 2545 days true 3.62 2%
Nicole van Bergen 8/10 2545 days true 3.62 2%
Mike1952 9/10 2546 days 3.01 1%
Allison Meyoz 9/10 2828 days true 3.15 2%
Fontvieille 10/10 2835 days true 3.14 2%
Stephane Lebel 10/10 2856 days true 3.11 1%
Gertz 10/10 2856 days true 3.11 1%
Faith Whitcraft 10/10 2860 days true 3.1 1%
Julie and Russ Charles 10/10 2865 days true 3.09 1%
Sophia Kelly 9/10 2867 days true 3.09 1%
Judith 9/10 2869 days true 3.08 1%
Richard Dudfield 9/10 2869 days true 3.08 1%
Thomas 10/10 2870 days true 3.08 1%
Kauzta 9/10 2871 days true 3.08 1%
Tricia Goggin 8/10 2875 days true 3.07 1%
Keely & Mark Haynes 8/10 2876 days true 3.07 1%
Michael Long 9/10 2876 days true 3.07 1%
Harry Hammond 10/10 2876 days true 3.07 1%
Gerstmann 6/10 2877 days true 3.07 1%
E C Frans 9/10 2881 days true 3.06 1%
Martin 10/10 2881 days true 3.06 1%
Jessica Vogels 9/10 2881 days true 3.06 1%
Betten 9/10 2882 days true 3.06 1%
Gert Vogelaers 9/10 2886 days true 3.06 1%
Manfred Liuduer 9/10 2887 days true 3.05 1%
Jesper Hassel 9/10 2888 days true 3.05 1%
Rian Bach 9/10 2889 days true 3.05 1%
Dieter Uhlmann 8/10 2894 days true 3.04 1%
Laura Hayes 8/10 2898 days true 3.04 1%
Teum and Orselien 8/10 2899 days true 3.03 1%
Cheryl 8/10 2901 days true 3.03 1%
Ruben and Jetske 9/10 2901 days true 3.03 1%
Dave and Lin Mungham 9/10 2904 days true 3.03 1%
Tom Hill 9/10 2906 days true 3.02 1%
Sue Haward 10/10 2906 days true 3.02 1%
Rissa W 9/10 2911 days 2.51 1%
dollimyxture 10/10 2942 days 2.47 1%
Mikeminch 9/10 3003 days 2.39 1%
Pete & Judy McChesney 10/10 3180 days true 2.57 1%
BelindaT 10/10 3195 days true 2.55 1%
Martina Pankova 10/10 3223 days true 2.5 1%
Agnes 9/10 3227 days true 2.5 1%
Russ Turner 9/10 3234 days true 2.48 1%
Ingrid Zell 10/10 3239 days true 2.48 1%
Jana Steve 10/10 3242 days true 2.47 1%
Bert Meuleuorijks 9/10 3244 days true 2.47 1%
johnandgin 8/10 3248 days true 2.46 1%
Schlaepfer 10/10 3250 days true 2.46 1%
Horst 9/10 3251 days true 2.46 1%
Don & Alice 7/10 3252 days true 2.45 1%
Hans Suess 9/10 3254 days true 2.45 1%
Yssel de Schepper 8/10 3254 days true 2.45 1%
Janny Meerdinnk Veldboow 7/10 3254 days true 2.45 1%
Chris Glasg 8/10 3256 days true 2.45 1%
Nicola 9/10 3257 days true 2.45 1%
Bert Tonwen 9/10 3257 days true 2.45 1%
Max Mareen 10/10 3257 days true 2.45 1%
Dieter Groscurth 9/10 3258 days true 2.44 1%
Ronny 9/10 3262 days true 2.44 1%
Jamie 10/10 3268 days true 2.43 1%
Christian 7/10 3268 days true 2.43 1%
Schygulla 9/10 3268 days true 2.43 1%
Loleit 10/10 3269 days true 2.43 1%
Harmann Volker 9/10 3270 days true 2.42 1%
Susan Hitchins 9/10 3272 days true 2.42 1%
Dick Rosman 9/10 3272 days true 2.42 1%
Sinjc Grude 10/10 3273 days true 2.42 1%
Carl Diehl 9/10 3274 days true 2.42 1%
Kevin and Teresa 8/10 3276 days true 2.41 1%
Michael and Tanja Kreugel 8/10 3285 days true 2.4 1%
mariak 9/10 3324 days true 2.34 1%
Marons 9/10 3327 days true 2.33 1%
koellner 8/10 3336 days true 2.32 1%
Melanie Bielefeld 10/10 3340 days true 2.31 1%
Louis Duhaime 9/10 3349 days true 2.29 1%
Chris Bulman 10/10 3349 days true 2.29 1%
Katrin Wennin 10/10 3349 days true 2.29 1%
Sara Reekmans 10/10 3361 days true 2.28 1%
harryb 10/10 3447 days true 2.13 0%
brianp 10/10 3454 days true 2.12 0%
simonsandra 9/10 3455 days true 2.12 0%
andriesk 8/10 3464 days true 2.11 0%
jessica 9/10 3503 days true 2.04 0%
DustyLaptop 10/10 3521 days 1.68 0%
HermannR 10/10 3570 days true 1.93 0%
DanielGermany 10/10 3574 days true 1.92 0%
Nathalie 8/10 3579 days true 1.92 0%
annysp 8/10 3582 days true 1.91 0%
johnst 9/10 3582 days true 1.91 0%
Barry Smith 9/10 3602 days true 1.88 0%
Robert 9/10 3626 days true 1.84 0%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Hooker Valley Track does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

91%

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.