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 Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite.

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 Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite

Valid Reviews

57 Valid Reviews

The Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite experience has a total of 59 reviews. There are 57 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 57 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 15
26%
9/10 18
32%
8/10 16
28%
7/10 3
5%
6/10 3
5%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 1
2%
1/10 1
2%

84.56% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite valid reviews is 84.56% and is based on 57 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

16 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 57 valid reviews, the experience has 16 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 16 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 5
31%
9/10 5
31%
8/10 4
25%
7/10 2
13%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

88.13% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite face-to-face reviews is 88.13% and is based on 16 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

76.27%

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
Jae-Marie Edwards 9/10 175 days 95.15 100%
Renee 8/10 175 days 90.39 95%
Tash & Laura 8/10 234 days 86.76 91%
James 8/10 296 days 81.81 86%
Lilia 2/10 326 days 62.37 65%
Kiri Edwards 9/10 418 days 72.31 76%
Sezz bella 1/10 510 days 42.91 45%
Clobby 6/10 571 days 40.26 42%
Sanne Heil 8/10 661 days 33.1 34%
Pirita Latja 9/10 690 days 30.99 32%
Jarod Haegel 10/10 690 days 30.99 32%
Katy Coutts 8/10 830 days 15.32 15%
Lucy Oury 8/10 892 days 10.95 11%
Sally Caboche 10/10 904 days 10.78 10%
Cathy Mead 9/10 928 days 9.42 9%
Fabio Flepp 10/10 942 days 8.71 8%
Kelly Roxanne 7/10 963 days 7.06 7%
Sue Horstra 10/10 1032 days 5.63 5%
Marvin Galano 10/10 1116 days 4.96 4%
Eric Pollard 9/10 1122 days 4.95 4%
Kate 9/10 1239 days 4.75 4%
Peter Barker 10/10 1287 days 4.67 4%
Helena Bond 9/10 1306 days 4.64 4%
Gabor Kabacs 9/10 1312 days 4.63 4%
Tony Maroulis 10/10 1318 days 4.62 4%
Jean marc Daubenfeld 8/10 1357 days 4.32 4%
Sarah Dial 10/10 1360 days 4.55 4%
Mike Humphries 8/10 1362 days 4.32 4%
Avery Wong 10/10 1381 days 4.51 4%
D'Arcy King 10/10 1425 days 4.43 4%
James Webster 8/10 1627 days 3.88 3%
Kurz Werner 9/10 1635 days 4.08 3%
Vanessa 10/10 1657 days true 4.04 3%
Chris 10/10 1657 days true 4.04 3%
Sebastian Sanne 9/10 1705 days 3.96 3%
Maggie Tobar 6/10 1711 days 3.27 3%
Antoine Vernay 8/10 1762 days true 3.66 3%
Gloria Hanke 7/10 2011 days true 3.12 2%
Guido Dust 7/10 2011 days true 3.12 2%
Markus Eckert 9/10 2028 days true 3.4 3%
Sara Williams 8/10 2087 days true 3.14 2%
catherine coombs 8/10 2091 days 3.13 2%
Jane Stevens 10/10 2091 days true 3.29 3%
Andrea Beck 9/10 2091 days true 3.29 3%
Rebecca Alt 8/10 2094 days true 3.12 2%
Julia Ahrend 10/10 2094 days true 3.29 3%
Jade Fleming 6/10 2152 days 2.65 2%
Richard Evans 9/10 2183 days 3.14 2%
Pei 8/10 2336 days 2.73 2%
Emily Meek 8/10 2366 days 2.68 2%
Florian 9/10 2366 days 2.82 2%
Katharina 8/10 2384 days true 2.65 2%
Fabian 9/10 2384 days true 2.79 2%
Judith & John Bishop 9/10 2731 days 2.2 1%
Michael Long 9/10 3121 days true 1.53 1%
Ann-Kathrin Auditor 10/10 3122 days true 1.53 1%
Lukas Blaauw 9/10 3480 days true 0.92 0%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

76%

The final ranking score once 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.