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 Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel.

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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Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel

Valid Reviews

80 Valid Reviews

The Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel experience has a total of 88 reviews. There are 80 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 8 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 80 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 40
50%
9/10 18
23%
8/10 17
21%
7/10 3
4%
6/10 1
1%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

91.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel valid reviews is 91.00% and is based on 80 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

10 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 80 valid reviews, the experience has 10 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 10 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 1
10%
9/10 5
50%
8/10 4
40%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

87.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel face-to-face reviews is 87.00% and is based on 10 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

94.96%

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
MKS 10/10 169 days 100%
Caravan Fever 10/10 200 days 98%
SG 9/10 228 days 96%
Rich 9/10 290 days 91%
Leonie 10/10 320 days 88%
John & Amanda 10/10 351 days 84%
Andrea and Carl 10/10 351 days 84%
Flo and Ray 10/10 381 days 81%
Howie 9/10 565 days 52%
Tom Z. 8/10 625 days 40%
Clare & Gerry 10/10 900 days 11%
Rocket 9/10 900 days 11%
Davey 10/10 959 days 8%
Andrea and Carl 10/10 990 days 7%
Ellen 10/10 990 days 7%
Andrew 8/10 990 days 6%
Sam 10/10 1021 days 6%
Sunny 10/10 1051 days 5%
Angela 8/10 1082 days 5%
Pumpi Du 10/10 1112 days 5%
Yar Ni Ng 7/10 1112 days 4%
Alex Beley 10/10 1204 days 5%
Esteban 8/10 1265 days 4%
Don McDonald 3/10 1265 days 4%
Gary Prescot 8/10 1449 days 4%
Nick Gifford 7/10 1615 days 4%
Roeland Driessen 9/10 1720 days 4%
Alan Brown 7/10 1720 days 3%
Geoff Hawthorn 10/10 1743 days 4%
Gene Diaz 10/10 1751 days 4%
Richard Houghton 8/10 1781 days 3%
Daphne H 9/10 1835 days 3%
Kevin Mayer 9/10 1873 days 3%
Daniel Fuell 10/10 1974 days 3%
Pamela Hoffman 9/10 1987 days 3%
Theo van Greuningen 8/10 2011 days 3%
Michael Menrath 10/10 2024 days 3%
Johanna Kuch 10/10 2027 days 3%
Corina Sima 8/10 2033 days 3%
Hendrik Schulz-Jander 8/10 2046 days 3%
Richard Ashley 10/10 2054 days 3%
Glinys Weller 9/10 2069 days 3%
Ellen Schmitz 10/10 2097 days 3%
Richard Kirby 9/10 2101 days 3%
Max Brunner 10/10 2109 days 3%
Richard Kirby 10/10 2117 days 3%
Steve and Debbie 10/10 2173 days 3%
Carmen 8/10 2382 days 1%
Julia 10/10 2392 days 2%
Michiel Brunsveld 6/10 2455 days 2%
Clare Lambley 8/10 2467 days 1%
Eric Lambley 9/10 2468 days 1%
Claire Henderson 9/10 2482 days 2%
Bartlomiej Berger 10/10 2487 days 1%
Jen Stohler 10/10 2573 days 2%
Lindsay Berquist 8/10 2696 days 2%
Helen 8/10 2757 days 1%
Andrew Young 8/10 2785 days 1%
Sven Aebersold 10/10 2785 days 2%
kate messervy 10/10 2816 days 1%
Diane Fraser 10/10 2816 days 1%
Paul Wood 9/10 2847 days 1%
Sonja 10/10 2847 days 1%
Helene & Peter 8/10 2877 days 1%
Juandflow 10/10 2877 days 1%
ozelmer 10/10 2938 days 1%
KoKi 10/10 2938 days 1%
Rebel Warren 10/10 2969 days 1%
delf tran 10/10 3000 days 1%
Sabine and Marc S 10/10 3000 days 1%
Julian_ont 10/10 3181 days 1%
Martin 10/10 3181 days 1%
Margaret and Derek McNeil 9/10 3197 days 0%
Jenben 10/10 3242 days 1%
paulmiles 9/10 3242 days 1%
Kurt & Noemi Buhler 8/10 3511 days 0%
Jason Ritenour 8/10 3669 days 1%
Keely & Mark Haynes 9/10 3846 days 0%
Camilla Andersson 9/10 3858 days 0%
Brian Morris 9/10 4227 days 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 Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-2.43% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 77 days. However the Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel 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 Moeraki Boulders Holiday Park & Motel experience has been adjusted for 164 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
161 -2.38%
162 -2.40%
163 -2.41%
164 -2.43%
165 -2.44%
166 -2.46%
167 -2.47%

Final Ranking Score

93%

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.