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 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

59 Valid Reviews

The Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite experience has a total of 61 reviews. There are 59 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 59 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 15
25%
9/10 18
31%
8/10 18
31%
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%

84.41% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) Campsite valid reviews is 84.41% and is based on 59 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 59 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

77.61%

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
Stefano 8/10 21 days 94.93 100%
Beth Carlton 8/10 113 days 93.08 98%
Jae-Marie Edwards 9/10 327 days 83.06 87%
Renee 8/10 327 days 78.9 83%
Tash & Laura 8/10 386 days 72.57 76%
James 8/10 448 days 64.79 68%
Lilia 2/10 478 days 47.85 50%
Kiri Edwards 9/10 570 days 48.68 51%
Sezz bella 1/10 662 days 25.34 27%
Clobby 6/10 723 days 22.35 24%
Sanne Heil 8/10 813 days 16.72 18%
Pirita Latja 9/10 843 days 15.06 16%
Jarod Haegel 10/10 843 days 15.06 16%
Katy Coutts 8/10 982 days 6.67 7%
Lucy Oury 8/10 1044 days 5.14 5%
Sally Caboche 10/10 1057 days 5.23 5%
Cathy Mead 9/10 1080 days 5.04 5%
Fabio Flepp 10/10 1094 days 5.0 5%
Kelly Roxanne 7/10 1116 days 4.51 5%
Sue Horstra 10/10 1184 days 4.83 5%
Marvin Galano 10/10 1269 days 4.66 5%
Eric Pollard 9/10 1274 days 4.65 5%
Kate 9/10 1391 days 4.42 5%
Peter Barker 10/10 1439 days 4.33 5%
Helena Bond 9/10 1458 days 4.29 4%
Gabor Kabacs 9/10 1464 days 4.28 4%
Tony Maroulis 10/10 1470 days 4.27 4%
Jean marc Daubenfeld 8/10 1509 days 3.98 4%
Sarah Dial 10/10 1513 days 4.18 4%
Mike Humphries 8/10 1514 days 3.97 4%
Avery Wong 10/10 1533 days 4.14 4%
D'Arcy King 10/10 1577 days 4.06 4%
James Webster 8/10 1779 days 3.48 4%
Kurz Werner 9/10 1788 days 3.64 4%
Vanessa 10/10 1809 days true 3.6 4%
Chris 10/10 1809 days true 3.6 4%
Sebastian Sanne 9/10 1857 days 3.51 4%
Maggie Tobar 6/10 1863 days 2.9 3%
Antoine Vernay 8/10 1914 days true 3.23 3%
Gloria Hanke 7/10 2163 days true 2.65 3%
Guido Dust 7/10 2163 days true 2.65 3%
Markus Eckert 9/10 2180 days true 2.88 3%
Sara Williams 8/10 2239 days true 2.62 3%
catherine coombs 8/10 2243 days 2.62 3%
Jane Stevens 10/10 2243 days true 2.75 3%
Andrea Beck 9/10 2243 days true 2.75 3%
Rebecca Alt 8/10 2246 days true 2.61 3%
Julia Ahrend 10/10 2246 days true 2.75 3%
Jade Fleming 6/10 2304 days 2.19 2%
Richard Evans 9/10 2335 days 2.57 3%
Pei 8/10 2488 days 2.16 2%
Emily Meek 8/10 2518 days 2.1 2%
Florian 9/10 2518 days 2.22 2%
Katharina 8/10 2536 days true 2.07 2%
Fabian 9/10 2536 days true 2.18 2%
Judith & John Bishop 9/10 2883 days 1.5 2%
Michael Long 9/10 3273 days true 0.74 1%
Ann-Kathrin Auditor 10/10 3274 days true 0.74 1%
Lukas Blaauw 9/10 3632 days true 0.04 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

78%

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.