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

145 Valid Reviews

The Lake Outlet Holiday Park experience has a total of 146 reviews. There are 145 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 145 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 35
24%
9/10 43
30%
8/10 41
28%
7/10 17
12%
6/10 5
3%
5/10 1
1%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 1
1%
1/10 0
0%

84.69% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Lake Outlet Holiday Park valid reviews is 84.69% and is based on 145 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 145 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

83.22%

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
Marjolein 10/10 15 days 99.96 100%
Kiwi 7/10 349 days 73.44 73%
taela_phillips@hotmail.com 6/10 349 days 66.98 67%
Liz 9/10 349 days 80.7 81%
Samantha H. 9/10 380 days 77.12 77%
Jolanda 10/10 441 days 69.18 69%
Kenza 8/10 441 days 65.72 66%
Annika Schmitt 5/10 655 days 28.9 29%
S Weslake 8/10 655 days 33.89 34%
Clara Rawlings 10/10 671 days 33.49 33%
Manon Moreno 2/10 705 days true 21.83 22%
Tay Dao Han 8/10 728 days 25.03 25%
Paul and Paula 9/10 750 days 23.86 24%
Grainne Phelan 6/10 1000 days 5.34 5%
Nikolaj Lambertsen 10/10 1017 days 5.96 6%
Kerry Lee 9/10 1019 days 5.92 6%
Nikki K 10/10 1019 days 5.92 6%
Jason Perks 9/10 1026 days 5.75 6%
Joe Hopkins 6/10 1077 days 4.19 4%
Roeland Driessen 8/10 1078 days 4.79 5%
Rebecca Lindsey 7/10 1078 days 4.59 5%
Martine Baars 8/10 1083 days 4.77 5%
Daniel Bross 9/10 1121 days 4.95 5%
Liam Stace 7/10 1139 days 4.47 4%
Joanne Woo 7/10 1139 days 4.47 4%
Michelle Klein 9/10 1170 days 4.85 5%
Sachiko 7/10 1213 days 4.34 4%
Stuart Jeffrey 8/10 1231 days 4.5 4%
Abigail Ang 9/10 1292 days 4.61 5%
Andrik 7/10 1350 days 4.1 4%
Kristine Hornblow 9/10 1353 days 4.5 4%
David Elliott 7/10 1353 days 4.09 4%
Christian Gosslar 8/10 1353 days 4.27 4%
Sharon 7/10 1366 days 4.07 4%
jay 9/10 1384 days 4.43 4%
Estelle Daniel 8/10 1387 days 4.21 4%
Gilles Andrieu 7/10 1395 days 4.02 4%
Blake Boles 10/10 1413 days 4.38 4%
Jacqui Hutchins 10/10 1424 days 4.36 4%
Glinys Weller 7/10 1431 days 3.95 4%
Jennifer Northey 8/10 1444 days 4.1 4%
Charlotte Demasieres 8/10 1445 days 4.1 4%
Rujing Lu 8/10 1445 days 4.1 4%
Christy Stead 9/10 1447 days 4.31 4%
Richard Kirby 9/10 1475 days 4.26 4%
Chiara Leto 9/10 1475 days 4.26 4%
Michael 9/10 1510 days 4.19 4%
Karmen Bond 10/10 1534 days 4.14 4%
Raj chittoo 9/10 1536 days 4.14 4%
Aaron Soh 8/10 1548 days 3.91 4%
Pamela Ide 10/10 1566 days 4.08 4%
Ceri Davies 10/10 1581 days 4.05 4%
Yvonne Wu 8/10 1689 days 3.65 4%
Chris Read 8/10 1694 days 3.64 4%
Tomáš Bžatek 6/10 1721 days 3.13 3%
Christop Grepper 8/10 1738 days true 3.55 4%
Regula Hammer 8/10 1738 days true 3.55 4%
Julia 8/10 1750 days 3.53 4%
Christine Andersen 10/10 1750 days 3.72 4%
Averil Brown 9/10 1776 days 3.67 4%
Helen P 10/10 1791 days 3.64 4%
Rebecca Weight 9/10 1802 days 3.62 4%
Steve 9/10 1809 days 3.6 4%
Ang and Scott Jermyn 7/10 1810 days 3.28 3%
Tanneke Lyppens 10/10 1816 days 3.59 4%
Sidney Stokkers 8/10 1870 days 3.31 3%
Cynthia Campbell 10/10 2023 days 3.18 3%
Lindsay Berquist 8/10 2054 days 2.97 3%
Gillian Scott 9/10 2114 days 3.01 3%
Jason MacLeod 9/10 2116 days 3.0 3%
Brita Topp 9/10 2116 days 3.0 3%
Eva-Maria Krueger 8/10 2116 days 2.85 3%
Henrik Suefke 10/10 2138 days true 2.96 3%
Julia Kallenbach 10/10 2161 days true 2.91 3%
Flo Sexton 10/10 2174 days true 2.89 3%
Gill Odell 9/10 2175 days 2.89 3%
Sharon Liberman 10/10 2175 days 2.89 3%
K. H. 10/10 2206 days 2.83 3%
Jonathan 8/10 2267 days 2.57 3%
Stefan B 10/10 2388 days 2.47 2%
MadeinNewZealand 10/10 2419 days 2.41 2%
M Morgan 6/10 2450 days 1.95 2%
Lea Scheuvens 9/10 2471 days true 2.31 2%
Toomas Viilus 7/10 2477 days true 2.09 2%
Maarja 8/10 2477 days true 2.18 2%
Chantal Mortel 8/10 2486 days true 2.16 2%
Petterogmona 9/10 2540 days 2.17 2%
rich kiimmii 9/10 2540 days 2.17 2%
Barbara Lee 4/10 2540 days 1.72 2%
vtjm 9/10 2540 days 2.17 2%
Tane Brown 9/10 2540 days 2.17 2%
Ted Pointing 8/10 2540 days 2.06 2%
Marjo Cousijn 9/10 2588 days true 2.08 2%
timbo81 10/10 2632 days 1.99 2%
suzan107 10/10 2815 days 1.63 2%
Dovis Heinemann 10/10 2830 days true 1.6 2%
sidcupjon 8/10 2846 days 1.49 1%
Mike & Julia Stone 9/10 2851 days true 1.56 2%
John Hughes 7/10 2867 days true 1.39 1%
Des & Ann Bidwell 7/10 2870 days true 1.39 1%
Carel 7/10 2872 days true 1.39 1%
Josh 9/10 2949 days true 1.37 1%
bushman 3/10 2967 days 1.03 1%
Ken Talan 10/10 3176 days true 0.93 1%
cassie 10/10 3181 days 0.92 1%
Sebastian Wiesinger 10/10 3192 days true 0.9 1%
Helen Evans 9/10 3195 days true 0.89 1%
Oppenoorth 9/10 3200 days true 0.88 1%
Michael Long 9/10 3205 days true 0.87 1%
henriket 10/10 3206 days true 0.87 1%
Laurent Michon 9/10 3210 days true 0.86 1%
Simon Vickers 9/10 3211 days true 0.86 1%
Ini & Cees 8/10 3214 days true 0.81 1%
Cesar 8/10 3217 days true 0.8 1%
Jennie McIver 10/10 3227 days true 0.83 1%
Rolf Homeyer 8/10 3231 days true 0.78 1%
Echst Daniela 10/10 3235 days true 0.81 1%
MrsB 10/10 3240 days 0.8 1%
chrissie2011 10/10 3271 days 0.74 1%
Chris 8/10 3489 days true 0.3 0%
Sabine 8/10 3489 days true 0.3 0%
rinusm 8/10 3512 days true 0.26 0%
saraswitzer 9/10 3546 days true 0.2 0%
Peter G 8/10 3571 days true 0.15 0%
Chris Helms 8/10 3571 days true 0.15 0%
Tony Geens 8/10 3578 days true 0.13 0%
Kaddi & Grego 8/10 3578 days true 0.13 0%
Nicky and Andy Prescott 8/10 3579 days true 0.13 0%
Matthiis & Femke 7/10 3584 days true 0.12 0%
Thirza & Roeland 9/10 3584 days true 0.13 0%
M Sicard 9/10 3587 days true 0.12 0%
Mathias 10/10 3592 days true 0.11 0%
Jamie 8/10 3597 days true 0.1 0%
Bouwma 8/10 3598 days true 0.1 0%
Paul 9/10 3601 days true 0.1 0%
Pauline Morritt 8/10 3603 days true 0.09 0%
Stephanie K 9/10 3618 days true 0.06 0%
Conor Coyle 7/10 3622 days true 0.05 0%
chumfft 8/10 3636 days 0.03 0%
martinab 10/10 3651 days true 0.0 0%
Alan Riley 9/10 3679 days true 0.0 0%
Ann Riley 10/10 3679 days true 0.0 0%
NicolaW 9/10 3902 days true 0.0 0%
Philipp 9/10 3911 days true 0.0 0%
Heide 8/10 3914 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

-0.06% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if an experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 60 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 199 days.

The Lake Outlet Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 3 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
0 -0.00%
1 -0.02%
2 -0.04%
3 -0.06%
4 -0.08%
5 -0.10%
6 -0.12%

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.