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

148 Valid Reviews

The Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 151 reviews. There are 148 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 148 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 44
30%
9/10 46
31%
8/10 26
18%
7/10 19
13%
6/10 3
2%
5/10 2
1%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 3
2%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 4
3%

83.78% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 83.78% and is based on 148 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 148 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

86.00%

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
Pateke 10/10 27 days 99.88 100%
Timothy Davies 10/10 88 days 98.77 99%
Hclare 10/10 119 days 97.76 98%
ScoutnIndi 10/10 240 days 90.87 91%
Kate 9/10 271 days 88.36 88%
Chelle 10/10 361 days 79.35 79%
Dlg 3/10 392 days 58.25 58%
Raphaele 7/10 423 days 65.2 65%
Sunny 9/10 453 days 67.48 68%
CJC 10/10 453 days 67.48 68%
Angela 9/10 484 days 62.88 63%
Daphne H 9/10 513 days 58.3 58%
Pete 10/10 513 days 58.3 58%
Mr&MrsGnu 10/10 636 days 38.39 38%
WeiQiang Ng 10/10 636 days 38.39 38%
Roth Nicks 1/10 636 days 28.02 28%
BM 6/10 667 days 28.24 28%
Michael McMahon 10/10 667 days 34.03 34%
Graeme 4/10 667 days 26.88 27%
wanchai anantikulchai 5/10 667 days 27.56 28%
Will 7/10 698 days 27.28 27%
Michael Stützle 9/10 698 days 29.98 30%
Shira LA 8/10 726 days 25.25 25%
Eversons 6/10 757 days 19.18 19%
Audrey Wong 10/10 765 days 22.26 22%
Katrina 8/10 787 days 19.03 19%
Paul and Paula 7/10 793 days 17.7 18%
Nadene Wheatley 7/10 814 days 15.94 16%
Pam Rule 10/10 845 days 14.9 15%
Jo Jardine 10/10 894 days 11.4 11%
Laureen Trainer 8/10 985 days 6.57 7%
Brett King 8/10 1001 days 6.08 6%
Belinda Clarke 8/10 1036 days 5.27 5%
P Stiller-Johnson 10/10 1039 days 5.5 6%
Kenny Werink 1/10 1041 days 3.99 4%
Sylvie Meganck 6/10 1062 days 4.29 4%
Jesse Kruithoed 9/10 1072 days 5.08 5%
Jude Ong 10/10 1182 days 4.83 5%
James Richmond 3/10 1196 days 3.7 4%
Mike Guest 10/10 1202 days 4.79 5%
Amy Yates 9/10 1240 days 4.72 5%
Shelley Hancox 9/10 1290 days 4.62 5%
Liz Cave 10/10 1295 days 4.61 5%
Jessica Stokes 10/10 1296 days 4.61 5%
Marene Fu 10/10 1338 days 4.52 5%
María del Carmen Escandell 9/10 1359 days 4.48 4%
Estelle Daniel 10/10 1430 days 4.34 4%
Staffan Johansson 8/10 1439 days 4.11 4%
Glinys Weller 8/10 1474 days 4.05 4%
Allyson Taylor 7/10 1787 days 3.32 3%
Alistair Millward 9/10 1790 days 3.64 4%
Nurlaily Abu Bakar 7/10 1793 days 3.31 3%
Andrew Cruickshank 10/10 1793 days 3.63 4%
Jess Rose 9/10 1821 days 3.58 4%
Silke 7/10 1835 days 3.23 3%
Syed Riyazuddin 7/10 1913 days 3.09 3%
Andrew Kermode 10/10 2036 days 3.16 3%
Fabian Rodriguez 10/10 2066 days 3.1 3%
Patricia Revel 8/10 2129 days true 2.83 3%
Matt Weston 7/10 2142 days true 2.69 3%
David Spindler 7/10 2159 days 2.66 3%
Daniel Robledo 7/10 2160 days true 2.65 3%
Maria Camen Santos Lopez 7/10 2160 days true 2.65 3%
Frank Jensen 9/10 2174 days true 2.89 3%
Matusala Habtemariam 9/10 2183 days true 2.87 3%
Joy Lambez 10/10 2184 days true 2.87 3%
Michael Sheridan 9/10 2199 days true 2.84 3%
Ariadna & Omer 7/10 2249 days 2.49 2%
andrewmh 9/10 2249 days 2.74 3%
Alex 1/10 2401 days 1.78 2%
Grantygrant 7/10 2493 days 2.06 2%
Raelene Vine 8/10 2524 days 2.09 2%
doepie277 7/10 2583 days 1.9 2%
Hanneke P 8/10 2583 days 1.98 2%
Karin Genyn 10/10 2600 days true 2.05 2%
Stephanie Levepue 8/10 2618 days true 1.92 2%
Oliver Kalmbach 3/10 2623 days true 1.55 2%
Nicholas I Allen 10/10 2644 days 1.97 2%
David 10/10 2644 days 1.97 2%
Cathyd07 10/10 2704 days 1.85 2%
Tjw 9/10 2766 days 1.73 2%
sueadegizmo 9/10 2796 days 1.67 2%
Christina Bruellhardt 10/10 2871 days true 1.52 2%
Andreas Schacke 5/10 2874 days true 1.23 1%
M Robinson 10/10 2885 days true 1.5 1%
Volker 9/10 2898 days true 1.47 1%
Sabine & Stefan 10/10 2902 days true 1.46 1%
Cindy & Glen Kerunsky 9/10 2905 days true 1.46 1%
Horst Langstein 8/10 2911 days true 1.37 1%
jeanolivier3 1/10 2918 days 1.05 1%
CMJ 9/10 2949 days 1.37 1%
Ray Coombe 10/10 2992 days true 1.29 1%
neilqecosse 9/10 3010 days 1.25 1%
qofd 9/10 3193 days 0.89 1%
Sean Brownell 9/10 3224 days true 0.83 1%
Prideaux 8/10 3234 days true 0.77 1%
Bryan & Ineke Beck 10/10 3234 days true 0.81 1%
Chris Forrest 9/10 3234 days true 0.81 1%
Hanggi 10/10 3235 days true 0.81 1%
Ray Banham 10/10 3235 days true 0.81 1%
Gronewold Harm-Dierchs 9/10 3239 days true 0.8 1%
Coral Last 7/10 3241 days true 0.73 1%
T Lipscombe 9/10 3247 days true 0.79 1%
Tricia Goggin 9/10 3247 days true 0.79 1%
Mannebach & Siejert 8/10 3252 days true 0.74 1%
Caroline Sheridan 10/10 3259 days true 0.77 1%
Mr & Mrs Mackie 9/10 3265 days true 0.75 1%
Andy 9/10 3270 days true 0.74 1%
Maite Severins 8/10 3274 days true 0.7 1%
Derek Archibald 8/10 3276 days true 0.7 1%
Leslie Aldridge 7/10 3276 days true 0.67 1%
Ewald Waldner 9/10 3279 days true 0.73 1%
Augelika Berugard 7/10 3282 days true 0.66 1%
Versteeg 9/10 3540 days true 0.22 0%
nuwee 10/10 3589 days 0.12 0%
Stephen M 9/10 3601 days true 0.1 0%
s_butler 10/10 3608 days true 0.08 0%
Hilary and Chris Ayton 9/10 3608 days true 0.08 0%
Benedict Fluthman 8/10 3610 days true 0.07 0%
Ingrid Zell 9/10 3611 days true 0.08 0%
Westermann 10/10 3611 days true 0.08 0%
Peter G 8/10 3614 days true 0.07 0%
Ian Watson 10/10 3621 days true 0.06 0%
Jackie 8/10 3639 days true 0.02 0%
Schygulla 9/10 3640 days true 0.02 0%
Lasse Olesen 8/10 3641 days true 0.02 0%
Sinjc Grude 8/10 3645 days true 0.01 0%
Frances Hay 8/10 3647 days true 0.01 0%
Diane Chapple 8/10 3647 days true 0.01 0%
Anne Fri 10/10 3647 days true 0.01 0%
nigelst 9/10 3654 days true 0.0 0%
Stephanie K 8/10 3661 days true 0.0 0%
Jennifer Templeton 8/10 3665 days true 0.0 0%
Susi Schoetzler 9/10 3668 days true 0.0 0%
sophiep 9/10 3694 days true 0.0 0%
simonbo 9/10 3694 days true 0.0 0%
tanh 9/10 3695 days true 0.0 0%
marijad 10/10 3698 days true 0.0 0%
alasiac 10/10 3710 days true 0.0 0%
Eimear Doyle 8/10 3722 days true 0.0 0%
X Neils 7/10 3732 days true 0.0 0%
hellami 9/10 3740 days 0.0 0%
SandyS 10/10 3831 days 0.0 0%
Andrea 9/10 3873 days true 0.0 0%
SSheil 9/10 3941 days true 0.0 0%
JohannaB 9/10 3973 days true 0.0 0%
Dirk 9/10 3997 days true 0.0 0%
Doll 9/10 4001 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 Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-0.22% Adjustment

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

The Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 11 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
8 -0.16%
9 -0.18%
10 -0.20%
11 -0.22%
12 -0.24%
13 -0.26%
14 -0.28%

Final Ranking Score

86%

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.