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 Kaikoura 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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Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

200 Valid Reviews

The Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 202 reviews. There are 200 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 2 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 200 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 21
11%
9/10 45
23%
8/10 60
30%
7/10 38
19%
6/10 18
9%
5/10 9
5%
4/10 4
2%
3/10 4
2%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 1
1%

77.15% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 77.15% and is based on 200 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

154 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 200 valid reviews, the experience has 154 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 154 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 14
9%
9/10 32
21%
8/10 46
30%
7/10 33
21%
6/10 15
10%
5/10 6
4%
4/10 4
3%
3/10 4
3%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

76.30% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 76.30% and is based on 154 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

82.82%

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
Maria 5/10 202 days 75.76 85%
Tanja & Sven 10/10 262 days 89.12 100%
Charlotte 10/10 476 days 64.1 72%
Kate 9/10 507 days 59.27 67%
Ismay Fabre 9/10 568 days 49.01 55%
Liz 9/10 568 days 49.01 55%
Shane 5/10 658 days 28.56 32%
Juraj 10/10 658 days 35.26 40%
Fer&And 8/10 780 days 19.69 22%
Christina 6/10 872 days 10.69 12%
Clobby 6/10 933 days 7.6 9%
Shira LA 8/10 961 days 7.45 8%
Paul and Paula 9/10 1018 days 5.94 7%
Michael Talbot 7/10 1058 days 4.75 5%
Benjamin Yang 9/10 1084 days 5.02 6%
Paul Liboi 10/10 1293 days 4.61 5%
Alan Brown 8/10 1326 days 4.32 5%
Ashley 9/10 1458 days 4.29 5%
Phillippa McLernon 9/10 1685 days 3.85 4%
Petr Svobodnik 1/10 1716 days 2.76 3%
Singapore Sling 8/10 1754 days 3.52 4%
Melissa Darlington 8/10 1797 days 3.44 4%
Jan mentink 8/10 1875 days 3.3 4%
Fabien Metro 8/10 1880 days 3.29 4%
Nick Rowe 9/10 1882 days 3.46 4%
John Drake 8/10 2044 days 2.99 3%
holidaymad from Solihull 7/10 2088 days 2.78 3%
tschavalon 8/10 2180 days 2.73 3%
Mike Fricker 8/10 2363 days 2.39 3%
Chris Handley 10/10 2390 days true 2.47 3%
Joanna Mulcahy 10/10 2391 days true 2.46 3%
Crousse 7/10 2394 days true 2.24 3%
Jan Majerus 9/10 2407 days true 2.43 3%
Kiernan Matthew 7/10 2421 days true 2.19 2%
Ted Cole 7/10 2422 days 2.19 2%
Sue Eastwood 5/10 2422 days 1.95 2%
Davina Teo 6/10 2429 days true 1.98 2%
Nigel 10/10 2429 days true 2.39 3%
Monique Browne 10/10 2455 days true 2.34 3%
ozelmer 8/10 2575 days 2.0 2%
Tony Graham 7/10 2698 days 1.7 2%
Neil Beckett 9/10 2728 days 1.8 2%
Sophie Spady 7/10 2745 days true 1.61 2%
Christofer Tonn 6/10 2745 days true 1.47 2%
Michael Nolan 9/10 2759 days 1.74 2%
Jim Woodruff 9/10 2787 days 1.69 2%
GARRYBLOWER 10/10 2818 days 1.63 2%
Rob 8/10 2835 days true 1.52 2%
Brian Howe 10/10 2842 days true 1.58 2%
Stephanie Levepue 8/10 2853 days true 1.48 2%
Reijans 8/10 2855 days true 1.48 2%
Rolf Zwahlen 9/10 2856 days true 1.55 2%
Erik Funk 8/10 2856 days true 1.48 2%
Steve and Therese Dunne 9/10 2861 days true 1.54 2%
Ton Franke 8/10 2865 days true 1.46 2%
sueadegizmo 8/10 3032 days 1.15 1%
Birds Tubbs 8/10 3109 days true 1.01 1%
Toby Clark 9/10 3116 days true 1.05 1%
Robert Steendijk 7/10 3119 days true 0.95 1%
Denise & Maciej Holzer 5/10 3128 days true 0.83 1%
Brasier 9/10 3130 days true 1.02 1%
Josef 7/10 3134 days true 0.92 1%
Michael & Janet 8/10 3134 days true 0.96 1%
Seiler 9/10 3134 days true 1.01 1%
Rebecca Richardson 8/10 3135 days true 0.96 1%
Andrew Powell 8/10 3135 days true 0.96 1%
Orlando 8/10 3136 days true 0.96 1%
Gerhard Schoenmeubeck 7/10 3136 days true 0.92 1%
Astrid Boon 6/10 3138 days true 0.83 1%
Jim Delacruz 6/10 3139 days true 0.83 1%
Janse 3/10 3140 days true 0.77 1%
Peter Holt 7/10 3141 days true 0.91 1%
Jonathan Philp 8/10 3145 days true 0.94 1%
Frank Krivauek 6/10 3147 days true 0.82 1%
Alison Rosser 6/10 3147 days true 0.82 1%
Devon Urlacher 9/10 3147 days true 0.98 1%
Kurt & Noemi Buhler 7/10 3148 days true 0.89 1%
David Blundell 4/10 3148 days true 0.78 1%
Hugo ten Brink 8/10 3151 days true 0.93 1%
Katie K 10/10 3162 days true 0.95 1%
Balonno 6/10 3184 days 0.76 1%
CMJ 9/10 3184 days 0.91 1%
Tobias Forst 8/10 3216 days true 0.81 1%
Kai 8/10 3221 days true 0.8 1%
Marc & Pauline 8/10 3221 days true 0.8 1%
Eveline Mestrom 6/10 3235 days true 0.67 1%
Tamara 7/10 3245 days true 0.72 1%
Edward Marhi 9/10 3456 days true 0.38 0%
Ken Jones 7/10 3465 days true 0.33 0%
Jorren 8/10 3468 days true 0.34 0%
Iain Campbell 7/10 3468 days true 0.32 0%
Leon van Hengel 8/10 3473 days true 0.33 0%
Werner and Rita 9/10 3474 days true 0.34 0%
Judith 9/10 3476 days true 0.34 0%
Charlie 6/10 3476 days true 0.28 0%
Sue Top 8/10 3477 days true 0.32 0%
Bill Cutler 9/10 3480 days true 0.33 0%
Juerg & Denise Zuesli 8/10 3483 days true 0.31 0%
Schweisshelm 7/10 3484 days true 0.3 0%
Eddie Stevens 8/10 3484 days true 0.31 0%
Cheryl & Ged Knight 8/10 3486 days true 0.3 0%
Stephen Shearer 10/10 3487 days true 0.32 0%
Hannah Roberts 6/10 3487 days true 0.26 0%
James Hardern 7/10 3487 days true 0.29 0%
Sue Croft 9/10 3487 days true 0.32 0%
Cameron and Kim 9/10 3489 days true 0.32 0%
Michael Assfalg 5/10 3489 days true 0.26 0%
Julie Pasquignon 8/10 3491 days true 0.3 0%
Melanie Gruber 10/10 3491 days true 0.31 0%
Erin Dumbauld 5/10 3491 days true 0.25 0%
Frederik Christiansen 8/10 3492 days true 0.29 0%
Ross Salisbury 8/10 3492 days true 0.29 0%
David Emerick 10/10 3493 days true 0.31 0%
Plomp 8/10 3494 days true 0.29 0%
Derek Puplett 8/10 3494 days true 0.29 0%
Callum Sibbald 8/10 3494 days true 0.29 0%
Gerlach 7/10 3495 days true 0.28 0%
Hartmut Tonner 4/10 3496 days true 0.24 0%
Josef & Christine Evers 8/10 3499 days true 0.28 0%
Ron Pantzer 6/10 3499 days true 0.25 0%
Richard Brijs 9/10 3501 days true 0.29 0%
Jill Dean 8/10 3505 days true 0.27 0%
Hartmut Vogt 5/10 3506 days true 0.23 0%
Agata Szyler-Seildl 9/10 3508 days true 0.28 0%
Horton Fawkes 4/10 3509 days true 0.22 0%
Luc Marchand 7/10 3510 days true 0.25 0%
Leontien Holster 7/10 3510 days true 0.25 0%
Schers 8/10 3511 days true 0.26 0%
Friedli Manuela 10/10 3513 days true 0.27 0%
D Hoekstra 7/10 3513 days true 0.24 0%
Mr & Mrs Winter 7/10 3513 days true 0.24 0%
John Clarkson 7/10 3516 days true 0.24 0%
cfc 10/10 3549 days 0.2 0%
wackiesttulip 10/10 3610 days 0.08 0%
Andrew Hammond 8/10 3641 days 0.02 0%
Mary Van 8/10 3671 days 0.0 0%
Mark Coffey 9/10 3702 days 0.0 0%
Jon van Hanten 9/10 3780 days true 0.0 0%
Wal & Lynne 8/10 3784 days true 0.0 0%
Haley & Jason 6/10 3787 days true 0.0 0%
Amy 9/10 3794 days true 0.0 0%
June 10/10 3824 days true 0.0 0%
Moeller 7/10 3833 days true 0.0 0%
Stefan Scheiterlein 9/10 3837 days true 0.0 0%
katrina Marshall 8/10 3841 days true 0.0 0%
Zoe Norcross 8/10 3841 days true 0.0 0%
Einar 8/10 3843 days true 0.0 0%
Tim Smith 7/10 3846 days true 0.0 0%
Margo Alaska 5/10 3846 days true 0.0 0%
A Libbis 7/10 3847 days true 0.0 0%
P.C Kool 9/10 3850 days true 0.0 0%
Main 9/10 3856 days true 0.0 0%
Angela 10/10 3856 days true 0.0 0%
Tanya Fitzgibbon 6/10 3856 days true 0.0 0%
Zareua Boree 6/10 3858 days true 0.0 0%
Don & Alice 9/10 3859 days true 0.0 0%
jongejan 8/10 3861 days true 0.0 0%
Susanne Strassmann 8/10 3861 days true 0.0 0%
Michael 3/10 3865 days true 0.0 0%
th schuermann 3/10 3865 days true 0.0 0%
Ulric 7/10 3877 days true 0.0 0%
Peter McGain 4/10 3878 days true 0.0 0%
Gerrard Van S 9/10 3882 days true 0.0 0%
Otto 7/10 3882 days true 0.0 0%
Supa Simpson 8/10 3888 days true 0.0 0%
Norbert Hainz 6/10 3896 days true 0.0 0%
Etienne VanD 9/10 3903 days true 0.0 0%
Astrio Gregersen 3/10 3912 days true 0.0 0%
barts 7/10 3929 days true 0.0 0%
janden 10/10 3929 days true 0.0 0%
frederike 8/10 3930 days true 0.0 0%
varenaee 10/10 3930 days true 0.0 0%
joem 9/10 3931 days true 0.0 0%
vivw 8/10 3937 days true 0.0 0%
pthreadgood 9/10 3943 days true 0.0 0%
Sandra M 6/10 3947 days true 0.0 0%
Michelle Kraemer 8/10 3952 days true 0.0 0%
Philip Ryott 9/10 3955 days true 0.0 0%
Marcel Schleinkcfer 7/10 3957 days true 0.0 0%
Primavesi 7/10 3957 days true 0.0 0%
Wim Put 9/10 3971 days true 0.0 0%
Cheryl 7/10 3975 days 0.0 0%
Susan Fielder 8/10 3975 days true 0.0 0%
johanw 8/10 4061 days true 0.0 0%
AndyEngland 5/10 4177 days true 0.0 0%
JoF 9/10 4177 days true 0.0 0%
Christian Kamm 7/10 4186 days true 0.0 0%
Michael Maddams 9/10 4187 days true 0.0 0%
RonB 7/10 4201 days true 0.0 0%
LesleyR 7/10 4207 days true 0.0 0%
JeremyE 8/10 4207 days true 0.0 0%
LucyT 8/10 4207 days true 0.0 0%
Francesca Sabat 9/10 4211 days true 0.0 0%
JesusB 8/10 4223 days true 0.0 0%
ChristopherD 8/10 4223 days true 0.0 0%
XaviG 9/10 4223 days true 0.0 0%
JoanneM 7/10 4224 days true 0.0 0%
Steven 7/10 4232 days true 0.0 0%
Franz 9/10 4240 days true 0.0 0%
Denise 7/10 4311 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 Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-2.65% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 75 days. However the Kaikoura 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 Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 175 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
172 -2.60%
173 -2.62%
174 -2.63%
175 -2.65%
176 -2.67%
177 -2.68%
178 -2.70%

Final Ranking Score

80%

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.