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 Eketahuna Motor Camp.

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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Eketahuna Motor Camp

Valid Reviews

52 Valid Reviews

The Eketahuna Motor Camp experience has a total of 53 reviews. There are 52 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 52 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 37
71%
9/10 9
17%
8/10 3
6%
7/10 2
4%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 1
2%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

95.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Eketahuna Motor Camp valid reviews is 95.00% and is based on 52 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

4 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 52 valid reviews, the experience has 4 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 4 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 2
50%
9/10 0
0%
8/10 2
50%
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%

90.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Eketahuna Motor Camp face-to-face reviews is 90.00% and is based on 4 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

97.71%

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
Kristyl 10/10 172 days 95.31 100%
John Morrison 10/10 233 days 91.4 96%
Daniel Soares 10/10 233 days 91.4 96%
The butlers 10/10 261 days 89.21 94%
Jana 9/10 353 days 80.25 84%
Jim Barrell 10/10 414 days 72.84 76%
Mark 10/10 414 days 72.84 76%
Alina Vogelsang 10/10 414 days 72.84 76%
Ruth Taaffee 10/10 463 days 66.03 69%
Peter, Slovakia 10/10 598 days 44.14 46%
Katharina Pisarew 10/10 621 days 40.6 42%
Marine Fauquenot 10/10 642 days 37.52 39%
Alisa Makkaveeva 10/10 668 days 33.89 35%
Lada Krsnakova 10/10 674 days 33.09 35%
Lukas and Katka 10/10 709 days 28.61 30%
Joe Trigg 9/10 720 days 27.28 28%
Jane Aitken 5/10 755 days 18.89 20%
Haley Everitt 10/10 885 days 11.99 12%
Brian Marshall 10/10 906 days 10.66 11%
Audrey Conrad 8/10 931 days 8.8 9%
Nicole Donlan 10/10 939 days 8.86 9%
Philipp Jahn 10/10 1083 days 5.02 5%
Laurie 9/10 1119 days 4.96 5%
John Patterson 10/10 1127 days 4.95 5%
Nina van Alphen 9/10 1342 days 4.58 5%
Bridget Brebner 9/10 1359 days 4.55 5%
Penny Mercer 9/10 1382 days 4.51 5%
Phil 10/10 1388 days 4.5 5%
Allan MacGibbon 10/10 1391 days 4.49 5%
Birgitta Schuelke 10/10 1397 days 4.48 5%
Miaomace 10/10 1433 days 4.42 4%
Sarah Gurney 9/10 1450 days 4.39 4%
Martina Gencurova 10/10 1468 days 4.36 4%
Christine Slowiak 10/10 1571 days 4.18 4%
Chris Read 10/10 1614 days 4.11 4%
Sophie Branchut 10/10 1655 days 4.04 4%
Lorina Spring 10/10 1659 days 4.03 4%
Wendy Lynch 10/10 1753 days 3.87 4%
Damien 10/10 1784 days 3.82 4%
Ann Barrett 7/10 2087 days 3.0 3%
arnaud paquet 10/10 2149 days 3.2 3%
FlyingKiwiGirl 10/10 2179 days 3.14 3%
Johannes J 10/10 2240 days 3.04 3%
Mike and Caroline 10/10 2393 days 2.78 3%
K & F 9/10 2424 days 2.72 3%
Christoph Mueller 10/10 2446 days true 2.69 3%
Petra & Rolf 10/10 2801 days true 2.08 2%
_mel_ 10/10 2849 days 2.0 2%
Peter W. 9/10 2910 days 1.89 2%
Eric Grant 8/10 3129 days true 1.44 1%
Pieter 8/10 3160 days true 1.39 1%
anaru bazz 7/10 3885 days 0.2 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 Eketahuna Motor Camp experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-2.10% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if an experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 60 days. However the Eketahuna Motor Camp 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 199 days.

The Eketahuna Motor Camp experience has been adjusted for 105 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
102 -2.04%
103 -2.06%
104 -2.08%
105 -2.10%
106 -2.12%
107 -2.14%
108 -2.16%

Final Ranking Score

96%

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.