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 Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park.

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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Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

47 Valid Reviews

The Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 49 reviews. There are 47 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 2 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 47 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 22
47%
9/10 10
21%
8/10 9
19%
7/10 3
6%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 1
2%
4/10 1
2%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 1
2%
1/10 0
0%

88.09% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 88.09% and is based on 47 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

23 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 47 valid reviews, the experience has 23 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 23 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 6
26%
9/10 9
39%
8/10 4
17%
7/10 3
13%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 1
4%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

86.09% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 86.09% and is based on 23 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

95.79%

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
Wendy Munro 10/10 51 days 99.59 100%
Jayne Rex 10/10 391 days 75.77 76%
Bert Hughes 10/10 660 days 34.99 34%
Madelyn Fagerman 10/10 716 days 27.76 27%
Chantel Bennett 10/10 723 days 26.93 26%
Caroline Booker 10/10 811 days 17.78 17%
Benjamin Warnholz 10/10 824 days 16.64 16%
Nick Mossman 10/10 978 days 7.17 6%
Stephanie Oliver 8/10 982 days 7.02 6%
Volker Stroenisch 8/10 1090 days 5.0 4%
Ann-Catherine Deblon 8/10 1114 days 4.97 4%
Annie Crafar 10/10 1269 days 4.76 4%
Denelle Coutts 2/10 1289 days 4.17 3%
Mike Fricker 8/10 1788 days 4.05 3%
Family Trip 10/10 1849 days 3.97 3%
mr burns 10/10 1908 days 3.89 3%
Sabine 10/10 1969 days 3.8 3%
Julian Roots 9/10 2214 days 3.47 3%
Kiwi Flyer 8/10 2242 days 3.43 2%
Wenmechers 9/10 2294 days true 4.03 3%
Manuela and Thomas 9/10 2310 days true 4.0 3%
KDS_Holiday 10/10 2365 days 3.26 2%
Ian Douglas 9/10 2566 days true 3.58 3%
V deLeeuw 9/10 2575 days true 3.57 3%
Mike3 10/10 2579 days 2.97 2%
Florion Scheffel 10/10 2584 days true 3.55 3%
Peter Wall 10/10 2592 days true 3.54 3%
Walter & Heidi Baumann 10/10 2593 days true 3.54 3%
Eline Vakentijn 7/10 2593 days true 3.54 3%
Scott Simpson 10/10 2596 days true 3.53 3%
Hans Erik Munch 9/10 2606 days true 3.52 3%
Kroepfl 9/10 2607 days true 3.51 3%
Benjamin Meier 9/10 2685 days true 3.39 2%
Herman Plasman 8/10 2685 days true 3.39 2%
Elke & Charlotte 8/10 2690 days true 3.38 2%
Mark de Boer 7/10 2690 days true 3.38 2%
Patricia French 8/10 2904 days true 3.03 2%
Jason & Beth Berlin 9/10 2931 days true 2.98 2%
Peter & Margo Boullin 9/10 2953 days true 2.95 2%
chumfft 10/10 3126 days 2.22 1%
John N 10/10 3304 days true 2.37 1%
M and H Lunn 8/10 3319 days true 2.34 1%
Vanessa 4/10 3411 days true 2.06 1%
wanganuilover 10/10 3461 days 1.76 1%
elisabethk 10/10 3529 days true 2.0 1%
Ed 7/10 3685 days true 1.74 1%
Amanda McCaig 5/10 4040 days 0.97 0%

Adjustments

Several adjustments to the weighted average are added to improve relevancy and credibility. These adjustments apply equally to all experiences that meet the criteria.

Sample Size Adjustment

No Adjustment

A reasonable number of reviews are necessary in order for the average to be credible and for an experience to take a prime position within the ranking tables. As such, experiences with only a few reviews have a moderated score. This does not mean that the experience or the reviews can't be trusted. The Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-0.72% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if an experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 60 days. However the Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park experience does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

In addition, an experience's ranking score may be adjusted for each day there is no new ranking. After 1 day the adjustment comes into effect. The maximum number of days that can be adjusted for is 364 days.

The Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 36 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
33 -0.66%
34 -0.68%
35 -0.70%
36 -0.72%
37 -0.74%
38 -0.76%
39 -0.78%

Final Ranking Score

95%

The final ranking score once adjustments and 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.

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