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

146 Valid Reviews

The Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 149 reviews. There are 146 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 146 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 42
29%
9/10 46
32%
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%

83.56% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 83.56% and is based on 146 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 146 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

83.38%

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
Hclare 10/10 23 days 99.92 100%
ScoutnIndi 10/10 145 days 96.67 97%
Kate 9/10 176 days 95.09 95%
Chelle 10/10 265 days 88.87 89%
Dlg 3/10 296 days 66.31 66%
Raphaele 7/10 327 days 75.58 76%
Sunny 9/10 357 days 79.8 80%
CJC 10/10 357 days 79.8 80%
Angela 9/10 388 days 76.14 76%
Daphne H 9/10 418 days 72.31 72%
Pete 10/10 418 days 72.31 72%
Mr&MrsGnu 10/10 541 days 53.62 54%
WeiQiang Ng 10/10 541 days 53.62 54%
Roth Nicks 1/10 541 days 39.14 39%
BM 6/10 571 days 40.26 40%
Michael McMahon 10/10 571 days 48.51 48%
Graeme 4/10 571 days 38.32 38%
wanchai anantikulchai 5/10 571 days 39.29 39%
Will 7/10 602 days 39.6 40%
Michael Stützle 9/10 602 days 43.51 43%
Shira LA 8/10 630 days 37.3 37%
Eversons 6/10 661 days 28.92 29%
Audrey Wong 10/10 669 days 33.76 34%
Katrina 8/10 691 days 29.32 29%
Paul and Paula 7/10 697 days 27.39 27%
Nadene Wheatley 7/10 718 days 25.05 25%
Pam Rule 10/10 749 days 23.97 24%
Jo Jardine 10/10 799 days 18.88 19%
Laureen Trainer 8/10 890 days 11.08 11%
Brett King 8/10 905 days 10.18 10%
Belinda Clarke 8/10 940 days 8.37 8%
P Stiller-Johnson 10/10 943 days 8.66 8%
Kenny Werink 1/10 945 days 6.25 6%
Sylvie Meganck 6/10 966 days 6.34 6%
Jesse Kruithoed 9/10 976 days 7.24 7%
Jude Ong 10/10 1086 days 5.01 5%
James Richmond 3/10 1100 days 3.84 4%
Mike Guest 10/10 1106 days 4.98 5%
Amy Yates 9/10 1145 days 4.91 5%
Shelley Hancox 9/10 1195 days 4.83 5%
Liz Cave 10/10 1200 days 4.82 5%
Jessica Stokes 10/10 1201 days 4.82 5%
Marene Fu 10/10 1243 days 4.75 5%
María del Carmen Escandell 9/10 1264 days 4.71 5%
Estelle Daniel 10/10 1334 days 4.59 4%
Staffan Johansson 8/10 1343 days 4.35 4%
Glinys Weller 8/10 1378 days 4.29 4%
Allyson Taylor 7/10 1691 days 3.62 3%
Alistair Millward 9/10 1694 days 3.97 4%
Nurlaily Abu Bakar 7/10 1697 days 3.61 3%
Andrew Cruickshank 10/10 1697 days 3.97 4%
Jess Rose 9/10 1725 days 3.92 4%
Silke 7/10 1739 days 3.55 3%
Syed Riyazuddin 7/10 1817 days 3.42 3%
Andrew Kermode 10/10 1941 days 3.55 3%
Fabian Rodriguez 10/10 1971 days 3.5 3%
Patricia Revel 8/10 2033 days true 3.22 3%
Matt Weston 7/10 2046 days true 3.07 3%
David Spindler 7/10 2063 days 3.04 3%
Daniel Robledo 7/10 2064 days true 3.04 3%
Maria Camen Santos Lopez 7/10 2064 days true 3.04 3%
Frank Jensen 9/10 2078 days true 3.32 3%
Matusala Habtemariam 9/10 2087 days true 3.3 3%
Joy Lambez 10/10 2088 days true 3.3 3%
Michael Sheridan 9/10 2103 days true 3.27 3%
Ariadna & Omer 7/10 2153 days 2.9 3%
andrewmh 9/10 2153 days 3.19 3%
Alex 1/10 2306 days 2.14 2%
Grantygrant 7/10 2397 days 2.52 2%
Raelene Vine 8/10 2428 days 2.58 2%
doepie277 7/10 2487 days 2.38 2%
Hanneke P 8/10 2487 days 2.49 2%
Karin Genyn 10/10 2504 days true 2.59 2%
Stephanie Levepue 8/10 2522 days true 2.43 2%
Oliver Kalmbach 3/10 2527 days true 1.96 2%
Birdo 10/10 2548 days 2.51 2%
David 10/10 2548 days 2.51 2%
Cathyd07 10/10 2609 days 2.41 2%
Tjw 9/10 2671 days 2.3 2%
sueadegizmo 9/10 2701 days 2.25 2%
Christina Bruellhardt 10/10 2775 days true 2.12 2%
Andreas Schacke 5/10 2778 days true 1.72 2%
M Robinson 10/10 2789 days true 2.1 2%
Volker 9/10 2802 days true 2.08 2%
Sabine & Stefan 10/10 2806 days true 2.07 2%
Cindy & Glen Kerunsky 9/10 2809 days true 2.07 2%
Horst Langstein 8/10 2815 days true 1.95 2%
jeanolivier3 1/10 2822 days 1.49 1%
CMJ 9/10 2853 days 1.99 2%
Ray Coombe 10/10 2896 days true 1.92 2%
neilqecosse 9/10 2914 days 1.89 2%
qofd 9/10 3098 days 1.57 1%
Sean Brownell 9/10 3128 days true 1.52 1%
Prideaux 8/10 3138 days true 1.43 1%
Bryan & Ineke Beck 10/10 3138 days true 1.5 1%
Chris Forrest 9/10 3138 days true 1.5 1%
Hanggi 10/10 3139 days true 1.5 1%
Ray Banham 10/10 3139 days true 1.5 1%
Gronewold Harm-Dierchs 9/10 3143 days true 1.49 1%
Coral Last 7/10 3145 days true 1.36 1%
T Lipscombe 9/10 3151 days true 1.48 1%
Tricia Goggin 9/10 3151 days true 1.48 1%
Mannebach & Siejert 8/10 3156 days true 1.4 1%
Caroline Sheridan 10/10 3163 days true 1.46 1%
Mr & Mrs Mackie 9/10 3169 days true 1.45 1%
Andy 9/10 3174 days true 1.44 1%
Maite Severins 8/10 3178 days true 1.36 1%
Derek Archibald 8/10 3180 days true 1.36 1%
Leslie Aldridge 7/10 3180 days true 1.3 1%
Ewald Waldner 9/10 3183 days true 1.42 1%
Augelika Berugard 7/10 3186 days true 1.29 1%
Versteeg 9/10 3445 days true 0.98 1%
nuwee 10/10 3493 days 0.89 1%
Stephen M 9/10 3505 days true 0.87 1%
s_butler 10/10 3512 days true 0.86 1%
Hilary and Chris Ayton 9/10 3512 days true 0.86 1%
Benedict Fluthman 8/10 3514 days true 0.81 1%
Ingrid Zell 9/10 3515 days true 0.86 1%
Westermann 10/10 3515 days true 0.86 1%
Peter G 8/10 3518 days true 0.81 1%
Ian Watson 10/10 3525 days true 0.84 1%
Jackie 8/10 3543 days true 0.77 1%
Schygulla 9/10 3544 days true 0.81 1%
Lasse Olesen 8/10 3545 days true 0.76 1%
Sinjc Grude 8/10 3549 days true 0.76 1%
Frances Hay 8/10 3551 days true 0.75 1%
Diane Chapple 8/10 3551 days true 0.75 1%
Anne Fri 10/10 3551 days true 0.79 1%
nigelst 9/10 3558 days true 0.78 1%
Stephanie K 8/10 3565 days true 0.73 1%
Jennifer Templeton 8/10 3569 days true 0.73 1%
Susi Schoetzler 9/10 3572 days true 0.76 1%
sophiep 9/10 3598 days true 0.71 1%
simonbo 9/10 3598 days true 0.71 1%
tanh 9/10 3599 days true 0.71 1%
marijad 10/10 3602 days true 0.71 1%
alasiac 10/10 3614 days true 0.69 0%
Eimear Doyle 8/10 3626 days true 0.63 0%
X Neils 7/10 3636 days true 0.59 0%
hellami 9/10 3644 days 0.64 0%
SandyS 10/10 3736 days 0.48 0%
Andrea 9/10 3778 days true 0.41 0%
SSheil 9/10 3846 days true 0.29 0%
JohannaB 9/10 3877 days true 0.24 0%
Dirk 9/10 3901 days true 0.2 0%
Doll 9/10 3905 days true 0.19 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

-0.30% 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 15 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
12 -0.24%
13 -0.26%
14 -0.28%
15 -0.30%
16 -0.32%
17 -0.34%
18 -0.36%

Final Ranking Score

83%

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.