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 Motutere Bay 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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Motutere Bay Top 10 Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

30 Valid Reviews

The Motutere Bay Top 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 31 reviews. There are 30 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 1 invalid review 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 30 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 6
20%
9/10 7
23%
8/10 7
23%
7/10 2
7%
6/10 3
10%
5/10 2
7%
4/10 1
3%
3/10 1
3%
2/10 1
3%
1/10 0
0%

76.67% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Motutere Bay Top 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 76.67% and is based on 30 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 30 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 0
0%
9/10 0
0%
8/10 3
60%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 2
40%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

72.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Motutere Bay Top 10 Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 72.00% 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

75.09%

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
Katharina Müller 6/10 133 days 80.67 96%
Valentina 5/10 193 days 76.22 91%
Mrs Lounis 7/10 224 days 83.76 100%
Phil 8/10 315 days 80.06 96%
Olsenwood family 9/10 377 days 77.48 92%
Tania 10/10 438 days 69.6 83%
Ralph Gleek 9/10 468 days 65.29 78%
Jan Z. 4/10 558 days 40.05 48%
Sam 2/10 558 days 38.02 45%
Trish Little 10/10 558 days 50.7 61%
Robbie Ball 10/10 589 days 45.57 54%
Francis Chandrika 9/10 928 days 9.42 11%
Staffan Bengtsson 3/10 929 days 7.21 9%
Maggie Crowe 9/10 948 days 8.42 10%
Wen Xin Tan 8/10 1065 days 4.89 6%
Tom Callow 7/10 1158 days 4.44 5%
Tobias Wais 9/10 1205 days 4.78 6%
Alaina Canida 5/10 1236 days 3.83 5%
Angela Wallbank 10/10 1287 days 4.62 6%
Mark van Beers 8/10 1296 days 4.38 5%
Rhea Welsh-Hussain 9/10 1308 days 4.58 5%
Merrick Fairall 10/10 1348 days 4.5 5%
Tanya Davies 9/10 1357 days 4.49 5%
Brooke Hammond 8/10 1396 days 4.19 5%
Raechel Hayes 10/10 1653 days 3.91 5%
Melinda Moir 6/10 3061 days true 0.96 1%
Paul & Jayne Smith 8/10 3065 days true 1.09 1%
Marian 6/10 3407 days true 0.39 0%
Robert Scharrenborg 8/10 3813 days true 0.0 0%
CarinaB1 8/10 4104 days true 0.0 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 Motutere Bay Top 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-1.20% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 125 days. However the Motutere Bay 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 200 days. Due to the seasonal nature of many businesses, this adjustment is applied dynamically throughout the year.

The Motutere Bay Top 10 Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 120 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
117 -1.17%
118 -1.18%
119 -1.19%
120 -1.20%
121 -1.21%
122 -1.22%
123 -1.23%

Final Ranking Score

74%

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.