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 Lake Outlet 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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Lake Outlet Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

150 Valid Reviews

The Lake Outlet Holiday Park experience has a total of 151 reviews. There are 150 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 1 invalid review 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 150 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 36
24%
9/10 45
30%
8/10 41
27%
7/10 17
11%
6/10 7
5%
5/10 1
1%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 1
1%
1/10 0
0%

84.53% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Lake Outlet Holiday Park valid reviews is 84.53% and is based on 150 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

55 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 150 valid reviews, the experience has 55 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 55 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 12
22%
9/10 17
31%
8/10 19
35%
7/10 6
11%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 1
2%
1/10 0
0%

85.27% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Lake Outlet Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 85.27% and is based on 55 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

83.40%

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
Lukas 9/10 160 days 95.94 100%
Chris 9/10 191 days 94.22 98%
Marjolein 10/10 222 days 92.19 96%
Brooke 6/10 222 days 76.52 80%
Tilly Watermeyer 6/10 222 days 76.52 80%
K&KRahimi 10/10 252 days 89.94 94%
Kiwi 7/10 556 days 46.44 48%
taela_phillips@hotmail.com 6/10 556 days 42.36 44%
Liz 9/10 556 days 51.04 53%
Samantha H. 9/10 587 days 45.89 48%
Jolanda 10/10 648 days 36.66 38%
Kenza 8/10 648 days 34.83 36%
Annika Schmitt 5/10 862 days 11.02 11%
S Weslake 8/10 862 days 12.92 13%
Clara Rawlings 10/10 878 days 12.46 13%
Manon Moreno 2/10 912 days true 7.73 8%
Tay Dao Han 8/10 935 days 8.6 9%
Paul and Paula 9/10 957 days 8.02 8%
Grainne Phelan 6/10 1207 days 3.97 4%
Nikolaj Lambertsen 10/10 1224 days 4.75 5%
Kerry Lee 9/10 1226 days 4.74 5%
Nikki K 10/10 1227 days 4.74 5%
Jason Perks 9/10 1233 days 4.73 5%
Joe Hopkins 6/10 1284 days 3.84 4%
Roeland Driessen 8/10 1286 days 4.39 5%
Rebecca Lindsey 7/10 1286 days 4.21 4%
Martine Baars 8/10 1290 days 4.39 5%
Daniel Bross 9/10 1328 days 4.54 5%
Liam Stace 7/10 1347 days 4.1 4%
Joanne Woo 7/10 1347 days 4.1 4%
Michelle Klein 9/10 1378 days 4.45 5%
Sachiko 7/10 1421 days 3.97 4%
Stuart Jeffrey 8/10 1439 days 4.11 4%
Abigail Ang 9/10 1500 days 4.21 4%
Andrik 7/10 1558 days 3.73 4%
Kristine Hornblow 9/10 1561 days 4.09 4%
David Elliott 7/10 1561 days 3.72 4%
Christian Gosslar 8/10 1561 days 3.88 4%
Sharon 7/10 1573 days 3.7 4%
jay 9/10 1592 days 4.03 4%
Estelle Daniel 8/10 1594 days 3.82 4%
Gilles Andrieu 7/10 1602 days 3.65 4%
Blake Boles 10/10 1621 days 3.97 4%
Jacqui Hutchins 10/10 1631 days 3.95 4%
Glinys Weller 7/10 1638 days 3.58 4%
Jennifer Northey 8/10 1652 days 3.71 4%
Charlotte Demasieres 8/10 1652 days 3.71 4%
Rujing Lu 8/10 1652 days 3.71 4%
Christy Stead 9/10 1654 days 3.91 4%
Richard Kirby 9/10 1683 days 3.85 4%
Chiara Leto 9/10 1683 days 3.85 4%
Michael 9/10 1717 days 3.78 4%
Karmen Bond 10/10 1741 days 3.74 4%
Raj chittoo 9/10 1744 days 3.73 4%
Aaron Soh 8/10 1756 days 3.52 4%
Pamela Ide 10/10 1774 days 3.67 4%
Ceri Davies 10/10 1789 days 3.64 4%
Yvonne Wu 8/10 1897 days 3.26 3%
Chris Read 8/10 1902 days 3.25 3%
Tomáš Bžatek 6/10 1928 days 2.8 3%
Christop Grepper 8/10 1945 days true 3.17 3%
Regula Hammer 8/10 1945 days true 3.17 3%
Julia 8/10 1958 days 3.15 3%
Christine Andersen 10/10 1958 days 3.31 3%
Averil Brown 9/10 1983 days 3.26 3%
Helen P 10/10 1998 days 3.23 3%
Rebecca Weight 9/10 2009 days 3.21 3%
Steve 9/10 2016 days 3.2 3%
Ang and Scott Jermyn 7/10 2017 days 2.91 3%
Tanneke Lyppens 10/10 2023 days 3.18 3%
Sidney Stokkers 8/10 2078 days 2.92 3%
Cynthia Campbell 10/10 2231 days 2.78 3%
Lindsay Berquist 8/10 2262 days 2.58 3%
Gillian Scott 9/10 2321 days 2.6 3%
Jason MacLeod 9/10 2323 days 2.6 3%
Brita Topp 9/10 2323 days 2.6 3%
Eva-Maria Krueger 8/10 2323 days 2.47 3%
Henrik Suefke 10/10 2345 days true 2.55 3%
Julia Kallenbach 10/10 2368 days true 2.51 3%
Flo Sexton 10/10 2381 days true 2.48 3%
Gill Odell 9/10 2382 days 2.48 3%
Sharon Liberman 10/10 2382 days 2.48 3%
K. H. 10/10 2413 days 2.42 3%
Jonathan 8/10 2474 days 2.19 2%
Stefan B 10/10 2596 days 2.06 2%
MadeinNewZealand 10/10 2627 days 2.0 2%
M Morgan 6/10 2657 days 1.61 2%
Lea Scheuvens 9/10 2678 days true 1.9 2%
Toomas Viilus 7/10 2684 days true 1.72 2%
Maarja 8/10 2684 days true 1.8 2%
Chantal Mortel 8/10 2693 days true 1.78 2%
Petterogmona 9/10 2747 days 1.77 2%
rich kiimmii 9/10 2747 days 1.77 2%
Barbara Lee 4/10 2747 days 1.4 1%
vtjm 9/10 2747 days 1.77 2%
Tane Brown 9/10 2747 days 1.77 2%
Ted Pointing 8/10 2747 days 1.68 2%
Marjo Cousijn 9/10 2795 days true 1.67 2%
timbo81 10/10 2839 days 1.59 2%
suzan107 10/10 3022 days 1.23 1%
Dovis Heinemann 10/10 3037 days true 1.2 1%
sidcupjon 8/10 3053 days 1.11 1%
Mike & Julia Stone 9/10 3058 days true 1.16 1%
John Hughes 7/10 3074 days true 1.03 1%
Des & Ann Bidwell 7/10 3077 days true 1.02 1%
Carel 7/10 3079 days true 1.02 1%
Josh 9/10 3156 days true 0.97 1%
bushman 3/10 3174 days 0.72 1%
Ken Talan 10/10 3384 days true 0.52 1%
cassie 10/10 3388 days 0.51 1%
Sebastian Wiesinger 10/10 3399 days true 0.49 1%
Helen Evans 9/10 3402 days true 0.49 1%
Oppenoorth 9/10 3407 days true 0.48 0%
Michael Long 9/10 3412 days true 0.47 0%
henriket 10/10 3413 days true 0.46 0%
Laurent Michon 9/10 3417 days true 0.46 0%
Simon Vickers 9/10 3418 days true 0.45 0%
Ini & Cees 8/10 3421 days true 0.43 0%
Cesar 8/10 3424 days true 0.42 0%
Jennie McIver 10/10 3434 days true 0.42 0%
Rolf Homeyer 8/10 3438 days true 0.39 0%
Echst Daniela 10/10 3442 days true 0.41 0%
MrsB 10/10 3447 days 0.4 0%
chrissie2011 10/10 3478 days 0.34 0%
Chris 8/10 3697 days true 0.0 0%
Sabine 8/10 3697 days true 0.0 0%
rinusm 8/10 3720 days true 0.0 0%
saraswitzer 9/10 3753 days true 0.0 0%
Peter G 8/10 3778 days true 0.0 0%
Chris Helms 8/10 3778 days true 0.0 0%
Tony Geens 8/10 3785 days true 0.0 0%
Kaddi & Grego 8/10 3785 days true 0.0 0%
Nicky and Andy Prescott 8/10 3786 days true 0.0 0%
Matthiis & Femke 7/10 3791 days true 0.0 0%
Thirza & Roeland 9/10 3791 days true 0.0 0%
M Sicard 9/10 3794 days true 0.0 0%
Mathias 10/10 3799 days true 0.0 0%
Jamie 8/10 3804 days true 0.0 0%
Bouwma 8/10 3805 days true 0.0 0%
Paul 9/10 3808 days true 0.0 0%
Pauline Morritt 8/10 3810 days true 0.0 0%
Stephanie K 9/10 3825 days true 0.0 0%
Conor Coyle 7/10 3829 days true 0.0 0%
chumfft 8/10 3843 days 0.0 0%
martinab 10/10 3858 days true 0.0 0%
Alan Riley 9/10 3886 days true 0.0 0%
Ann Riley 10/10 3886 days true 0.0 0%
NicolaW 9/10 4110 days true 0.0 0%
Philipp 9/10 4118 days true 0.0 0%
Heide 8/10 4121 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 Lake Outlet Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-1.43% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 125 days. However the Lake Outlet 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 Lake Outlet Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 143 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
140 -1.40%
141 -1.41%
142 -1.42%
143 -1.43%
144 -1.44%
145 -1.45%
146 -1.46%

Final Ranking Score

82%

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.