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 Fox Glacier 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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Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

154 Valid Reviews

The Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 157 reviews. There are 154 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 3 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 154 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 46
30%
9/10 50
32%
8/10 26
17%
7/10 19
12%
6/10 3
2%
5/10 2
1%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 3
2%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 4
3%

84.16% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 84.16% and is based on 154 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

70 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 154 valid reviews, the experience has 70 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 70 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 16
23%
9/10 28
40%
8/10 17
24%
7/10 7
10%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 1
1%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

86.43% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 86.43% and is based on 70 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

91.25%

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 Relative Weight
Tash and Liam 10/10 105 days 100%
Marn 10/10 105 days 100%
Ying 9/10 225 days 94%
Anna Swain 9/10 378 days 79%
Justin 9/10 470 days 66%
Ju 9/10 499 days 62%
Pateke 10/10 530 days 56%
Timothy Davies 10/10 591 days 46%
Hclare 10/10 622 days 41%
ScoutnIndi 10/10 744 days 25%
Kate 9/10 775 days 21%
Chelle 10/10 864 days 13%
Dlg 3/10 895 days 9%
Raphaele 7/10 926 days 9%
Sunny 9/10 956 days 8%
CJC 10/10 956 days 8%
Angela 9/10 987 days 7%
Daphne H 9/10 1017 days 6%
Pete 10/10 1017 days 6%
Mr&MrsGnu 10/10 1140 days 5%
WeiQiang Ng 10/10 1140 days 5%
Roth Nicks 1/10 1140 days 3%
BM 6/10 1170 days 4%
Michael McMahon 10/10 1170 days 5%
Graeme 4/10 1170 days 4%
wanchai anantikulchai 5/10 1170 days 4%
Will 7/10 1201 days 4%
Michael Stützle 9/10 1201 days 5%
Shira LA 8/10 1229 days 4%
Eversons 6/10 1260 days 4%
Audrey Wong 10/10 1268 days 4%
Katrina 8/10 1291 days 4%
Paul and Paula 7/10 1296 days 4%
Nadene Wheatley 7/10 1317 days 4%
Pam Rule 10/10 1348 days 4%
Jo Jardine 10/10 1398 days 4%
Laureen Trainer 8/10 1489 days 4%
Brett King 8/10 1505 days 4%
Belinda Clarke 8/10 1539 days 4%
P Stiller-Johnson 10/10 1542 days 4%
Kenny Werink 1/10 1544 days 3%
Sylvie Meganck 6/10 1565 days 3%
Jesse Kruithoed 9/10 1575 days 4%
Jude Ong 10/10 1686 days 4%
James Richmond 3/10 1699 days 3%
Mike Guest 10/10 1705 days 4%
Amy Yates 9/10 1744 days 4%
Shelley Hancox 9/10 1794 days 3%
Liz Cave 10/10 1799 days 3%
Jessica Stokes 10/10 1800 days 3%
Marene Fu 10/10 1842 days 3%
María del Carmen Escandell 9/10 1863 days 3%
Estelle Daniel 10/10 1933 days 3%
Staffan Johansson 8/10 1942 days 3%
Glinys Weller 8/10 1977 days 3%
Allyson Taylor 7/10 2290 days 2%
Alistair Millward 9/10 2293 days 2%
Nurlaily Abu Bakar 7/10 2297 days 2%
Andrew Cruickshank 10/10 2297 days 2%
Jess Rose 9/10 2325 days 2%
Silke 7/10 2338 days 2%
Syed Riyazuddin 7/10 2417 days 2%
Andrew Kermode 10/10 2540 days 2%
Fabian Rodriguez 10/10 2570 days 2%
Patricia Revel 8/10 2632 days 2%
Matt Weston 7/10 2645 days 2%
David Spindler 7/10 2662 days 2%
Daniel Robledo 7/10 2663 days 2%
Maria Camen Santos Lopez 7/10 2663 days 2%
Frank Jensen 9/10 2677 days 2%
Matusala Habtemariam 9/10 2686 days 2%
Joy Lambez 10/10 2687 days 2%
Michael Sheridan 9/10 2702 days 2%
Ariadna & Omer 7/10 2752 days 1%
andrewmh 9/10 2752 days 2%
Alex 1/10 2905 days 1%
Grantygrant 7/10 2996 days 1%
Raelene Vine 8/10 3027 days 1%
doepie277 7/10 3086 days 1%
Hanneke P 8/10 3086 days 1%
Karin Genyn 10/10 3103 days 1%
Stephanie Levepue 8/10 3121 days 1%
Oliver Kalmbach 3/10 3126 days 1%
Nicholas I Allen 10/10 3147 days 1%
David 10/10 3147 days 1%
Cathyd07 10/10 3208 days 1%
Tjw 9/10 3270 days 0%
sueadegizmo 9/10 3300 days 0%
Christina Bruellhardt 10/10 3374 days 0%
Andreas Schacke 5/10 3377 days 0%
M Robinson 10/10 3388 days 0%
Volker 9/10 3401 days 0%
Sabine & Stefan 10/10 3405 days 0%
Cindy & Glen Kerunsky 9/10 3408 days 0%
Horst Langstein 8/10 3414 days 0%
jeanolivier3 1/10 3421 days 0%
CMJ 9/10 3452 days 0%
Ray Coombe 10/10 3495 days 0%
neilqecosse 9/10 3513 days 0%
qofd 9/10 3697 days 1%
Sean Brownell 9/10 3727 days 1%
Prideaux 8/10 3737 days 1%
Bryan & Ineke Beck 10/10 3737 days 1%
Chris Forrest 9/10 3737 days 1%
Hanggi 10/10 3738 days 1%
Ray Banham 10/10 3738 days 1%
Gronewold Harm-Dierchs 9/10 3742 days 1%
Coral Last 7/10 3744 days 1%
T Lipscombe 9/10 3750 days 1%
Tricia Goggin 9/10 3750 days 1%
Mannebach & Siejert 8/10 3755 days 1%
Caroline Sheridan 10/10 3762 days 1%
Mr & Mrs Mackie 9/10 3768 days 1%
Andy 9/10 3773 days 1%
Maite Severins 8/10 3777 days 1%
Derek Archibald 8/10 3779 days 1%
Leslie Aldridge 7/10 3779 days 1%
Ewald Waldner 9/10 3782 days 1%
Augelika Berugard 7/10 3785 days 1%
Versteeg 9/10 4044 days 1%
nuwee 10/10 4092 days 1%
Stephen M 9/10 4104 days 1%
s_butler 10/10 4111 days 1%
Hilary and Chris Ayton 9/10 4111 days 1%
Benedict Fluthman 8/10 4113 days 1%
Ingrid Zell 9/10 4114 days 1%
Westermann 10/10 4114 days 1%
Peter G 8/10 4117 days 1%
Ian Watson 10/10 4124 days 1%
Jackie 8/10 4142 days 1%
Schygulla 9/10 4143 days 1%
Lasse Olesen 8/10 4144 days 1%
Sinjc Grude 8/10 4148 days 1%
Frances Hay 8/10 4150 days 1%
Diane Chapple 8/10 4150 days 1%
Anne Fri 10/10 4150 days 1%
nigelst 9/10 4157 days 1%
Stephanie K 8/10 4164 days 1%
Jennifer Templeton 8/10 4168 days 1%
Susi Schoetzler 9/10 4171 days 1%
sophiep 9/10 4197 days 1%
simonbo 9/10 4197 days 1%
tanh 9/10 4198 days 1%
marijad 10/10 4201 days 1%
alasiac 10/10 4213 days 1%
Eimear Doyle 8/10 4225 days 1%
X Neils 7/10 4235 days 1%
hellami 9/10 4243 days 1%
SandyS 10/10 4335 days 1%
Andrea 9/10 4377 days 1%
SSheil 9/10 4445 days 1%
JohannaB 9/10 4476 days 1%
Dirk 9/10 4500 days 1%
Doll 9/10 4504 days 1%

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 Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-0.95% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 115 days. However the Fox Glacier 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 Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 85 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
82 -0.92%
83 -0.93%
84 -0.94%
85 -0.95%
86 -0.96%
87 -0.97%
88 -0.98%

Final Ranking Score

90%

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.