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 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

202 Valid Reviews

The Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 204 reviews. There are 202 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 202 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 21
10%
9/10 46
23%
8/10 60
30%
7/10 39
19%
6/10 18
9%
5/10 9
4%
4/10 4
2%
3/10 4
2%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 1
0%

77.18% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 77.18% and is based on 202 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 202 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

80.43%

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
Tim 9/10 79 days 100%
Hakan 7/10 138 days 89%
Maria 5/10 475 days 52%
Tanja & Sven 10/10 535 days 55%
Charlotte 10/10 749 days 24%
Kate 9/10 780 days 21%
Ismay Fabre 9/10 841 days 15%
Liz 9/10 841 days 15%
Shane 5/10 931 days 7%
Juraj 10/10 931 days 9%
Fer&And 8/10 1053 days 5%
Christina 6/10 1145 days 4%
Clobby 6/10 1206 days 4%
Shira LA 8/10 1234 days 4%
Paul and Paula 9/10 1291 days 4%
Michael Talbot 7/10 1331 days 4%
Benjamin Yang 9/10 1356 days 4%
Paul Liboi 10/10 1566 days 4%
Alan Brown 8/10 1598 days 4%
Ashley 9/10 1731 days 4%
Phillippa McLernon 9/10 1958 days 3%
Petr Svobodnik 1/10 1989 days 2%
Singapore Sling 8/10 2026 days 3%
Melissa Darlington 8/10 2070 days 3%
Jan mentink 8/10 2148 days 3%
Fabien Metro 8/10 2153 days 3%
Nick Rowe 9/10 2155 days 3%
John Drake 8/10 2317 days 2%
holidaymad from Solihull 7/10 2360 days 2%
tschavalon 8/10 2452 days 2%
Mike Fricker 8/10 2636 days 2%
Chris Handley 10/10 2663 days 2%
Joanna Mulcahy 10/10 2664 days 2%
Crousse 7/10 2667 days 2%
Jan Majerus 9/10 2680 days 2%
Kiernan Matthew 7/10 2694 days 1%
Ted Cole 7/10 2695 days 1%
Sue Eastwood 5/10 2695 days 1%
Davina Teo 6/10 2702 days 1%
Nigel 10/10 2702 days 2%
Monique Browne 10/10 2728 days 2%
ozelmer 8/10 2848 days 1%
Tony Graham 7/10 2971 days 1%
Neil Beckett 9/10 3001 days 1%
Sophie Spady 7/10 3018 days 1%
Christofer Tonn 6/10 3018 days 1%
Michael Nolan 9/10 3032 days 1%
Jim Woodruff 9/10 3060 days 1%
GARRYBLOWER 10/10 3091 days 1%
Rob 8/10 3108 days 1%
Brian Howe 10/10 3115 days 1%
Stephanie Levepue 8/10 3126 days 1%
Reijans 8/10 3128 days 1%
Rolf Zwahlen 9/10 3129 days 1%
Erik Funk 8/10 3129 days 1%
Steve and Therese Dunne 9/10 3134 days 1%
Ton Franke 8/10 3138 days 1%
sueadegizmo 8/10 3305 days 0%
Birds Tubbs 8/10 3382 days 0%
Toby Clark 9/10 3389 days 0%
Robert Steendijk 7/10 3392 days 0%
Denise & Maciej Holzer 5/10 3401 days 0%
Brasier 9/10 3403 days 0%
Josef 7/10 3407 days 0%
Michael & Janet 8/10 3407 days 0%
Seiler 9/10 3407 days 0%
Rebecca Richardson 8/10 3408 days 0%
Andrew Powell 8/10 3408 days 0%
Orlando 8/10 3409 days 0%
Gerhard Schoenmeubeck 7/10 3409 days 0%
Astrid Boon 6/10 3411 days 0%
Jim Delacruz 6/10 3412 days 0%
Janse 3/10 3413 days 0%
Peter Holt 7/10 3414 days 0%
Jonathan Philp 8/10 3418 days 0%
Frank Krivauek 6/10 3420 days 0%
Alison Rosser 6/10 3420 days 0%
Devon Urlacher 9/10 3420 days 0%
Kurt & Noemi Buhler 7/10 3421 days 0%
David Blundell 4/10 3421 days 0%
Hugo ten Brink 8/10 3424 days 0%
Katie K 10/10 3435 days 0%
Balonno 6/10 3457 days 0%
CMJ 9/10 3457 days 0%
Tobias Forst 8/10 3489 days 0%
Kai 8/10 3494 days 0%
Marc & Pauline 8/10 3494 days 0%
Eveline Mestrom 6/10 3508 days 0%
Tamara 7/10 3518 days 0%
Edward Marhi 9/10 3729 days 1%
Ken Jones 7/10 3738 days 1%
Jorren 8/10 3741 days 1%
Iain Campbell 7/10 3741 days 1%
Leon van Hengel 8/10 3746 days 1%
Werner and Rita 9/10 3747 days 1%
Judith 9/10 3749 days 1%
Charlie 6/10 3749 days 1%
Sue Top 8/10 3750 days 1%
Bill Cutler 9/10 3753 days 1%
Juerg & Denise Zuesli 8/10 3756 days 1%
Schweisshelm 7/10 3757 days 1%
Eddie Stevens 8/10 3757 days 1%
Cheryl & Ged Knight 8/10 3759 days 1%
Stephen Shearer 10/10 3760 days 1%
Hannah Roberts 6/10 3760 days 1%
James Hardern 7/10 3760 days 1%
Sue Croft 9/10 3760 days 1%
Cameron and Kim 9/10 3762 days 1%
Michael Assfalg 5/10 3762 days 1%
Julie Pasquignon 8/10 3764 days 1%
Melanie Gruber 10/10 3764 days 1%
Erin Dumbauld 5/10 3764 days 1%
Frederik Christiansen 8/10 3765 days 1%
Ross Salisbury 8/10 3765 days 1%
David Emerick 10/10 3766 days 1%
Plomp 8/10 3767 days 1%
Derek Puplett 8/10 3767 days 1%
Callum Sibbald 8/10 3767 days 1%
Gerlach 7/10 3768 days 1%
Hartmut Tonner 4/10 3769 days 1%
Josef & Christine Evers 8/10 3772 days 1%
Ron Pantzer 6/10 3772 days 1%
Richard Brijs 9/10 3774 days 1%
Jill Dean 8/10 3778 days 1%
Hartmut Vogt 5/10 3779 days 1%
Agata Szyler-Seildl 9/10 3781 days 1%
Horton Fawkes 4/10 3782 days 1%
Luc Marchand 7/10 3783 days 1%
Leontien Holster 7/10 3783 days 1%
Schers 8/10 3784 days 1%
Friedli Manuela 10/10 3786 days 1%
D Hoekstra 7/10 3786 days 1%
Mr & Mrs Winter 7/10 3786 days 1%
John Clarkson 7/10 3789 days 1%
cfc 10/10 3822 days 1%
wackiesttulip 10/10 3883 days 1%
Andrew Hammond 8/10 3914 days 1%
Mary Van 8/10 3944 days 1%
Mark Coffey 9/10 3975 days 1%
Jon van Hanten 9/10 4053 days 1%
Wal & Lynne 8/10 4057 days 1%
Haley & Jason 6/10 4060 days 1%
Amy 9/10 4067 days 1%
June 10/10 4097 days 1%
Moeller 7/10 4106 days 1%
Stefan Scheiterlein 9/10 4110 days 1%
katrina Marshall 8/10 4114 days 1%
Zoe Norcross 8/10 4114 days 1%
Einar 8/10 4116 days 1%
Tim Smith 7/10 4119 days 1%
Margo Alaska 5/10 4119 days 1%
A Libbis 7/10 4120 days 1%
P.C Kool 9/10 4123 days 1%
Main 9/10 4129 days 1%
Angela 10/10 4129 days 1%
Tanya Fitzgibbon 6/10 4129 days 1%
Zareua Boree 6/10 4131 days 1%
Don & Alice 9/10 4132 days 1%
jongejan 8/10 4134 days 1%
Susanne Strassmann 8/10 4134 days 1%
Michael 3/10 4138 days 1%
th schuermann 3/10 4138 days 1%
Ulric 7/10 4150 days 1%
Peter McGain 4/10 4151 days 1%
Gerrard Van S 9/10 4155 days 1%
Otto 7/10 4155 days 1%
Supa Simpson 8/10 4161 days 1%
Norbert Hainz 6/10 4169 days 1%
Etienne VanD 9/10 4176 days 1%
Astrio Gregersen 3/10 4185 days 1%
barts 7/10 4202 days 1%
janden 10/10 4202 days 1%
frederike 8/10 4203 days 1%
varenaee 10/10 4203 days 1%
joem 9/10 4204 days 1%
vivw 8/10 4210 days 1%
pthreadgood 9/10 4216 days 1%
Sandra M 6/10 4220 days 1%
Michelle Kraemer 8/10 4225 days 1%
Philip Ryott 9/10 4228 days 1%
Marcel Schleinkcfer 7/10 4230 days 1%
Primavesi 7/10 4230 days 1%
Wim Put 9/10 4244 days 1%
Cheryl 7/10 4248 days 1%
Susan Fielder 8/10 4248 days 1%
johanw 8/10 4334 days 1%
AndyEngland 5/10 4450 days 1%
JoF 9/10 4450 days 1%
Christian Kamm 7/10 4459 days 1%
Michael Maddams 9/10 4460 days 1%
RonB 7/10 4474 days 1%
LesleyR 7/10 4480 days 1%
JeremyE 8/10 4480 days 1%
LucyT 8/10 4480 days 1%
Francesca Sabat 9/10 4484 days 1%
JesusB 8/10 4496 days 1%
ChristopherD 8/10 4496 days 1%
XaviG 9/10 4496 days 1%
JoanneM 7/10 4497 days 1%
Steven 7/10 4505 days 1%
Franz 9/10 4513 days 1%
Denise 7/10 4584 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 Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-0.50% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 118 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 46 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
43 -0.47%
44 -0.48%
45 -0.49%
46 -0.50%
47 -0.51%
48 -0.52%
49 -0.53%

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.