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 Cascade Creek 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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Cascade Creek Campsite

Valid Reviews

125 Valid Reviews

The Cascade Creek Campsite experience has a total of 125 valid reviews. There are no 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 125 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 20
16%
9/10 33
26%
8/10 41
33%
7/10 12
10%
6/10 7
6%
5/10 7
6%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 2
2%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 2
2%

79.84% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Cascade Creek Campsite valid reviews is 79.84% and is based on 125 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

39 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 125 valid reviews, the experience has 39 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 39 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 7
18%
9/10 10
26%
8/10 12
31%
7/10 5
13%
6/10 2
5%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 1
3%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 2
5%

79.23% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Cascade Creek Campsite face-to-face reviews is 79.23% and is based on 39 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

79.93%

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
The Gillies 10/10 105 days 100%
Teesh K 5/10 225 days 76%
Linda 6/10 499 days 51%
Tanja & Sven 8/10 530 days 54%
Katie 8/10 561 days 48%
GM 9/10 561 days 51%
Tilly Watermeyer 9/10 561 days 51%
Timothy Davies 9/10 591 days 46%
Karl Ohm 7/10 805 days 17%
Maggie 6/10 805 days 15%
Elin 10/10 836 days 16%
Sally Sargeant-Hu 9/10 836 days 16%
Georgia 8/10 836 days 15%
Megan Belanger 9/10 864 days 14%
Freya 8/10 864 days 13%
Nicki Chow 6/10 864 days 11%
Franz 8/10 895 days 11%
Jeremy 7/10 895 days 10%
Inna 5/10 895 days 9%
Yh kim 5/10 895 days 9%
Boris Clémençon 10/10 895 days 11%
Ruddah 5/10 895 days 9%
Marilli 5/10 926 days 8%
Mahi 9/10 926 days 10%
Cora 9/10 926 days 10%
Nadine 8/10 926 days 9%
Mitchell 9/10 955 days 8%
Angela 8/10 987 days 6%
Eranda 10/10 987 days 7%
Sophie Skinner 8/10 987 days 6%
Jonas R. 8/10 987 days 6%
J wells 8/10 1017 days 6%
Kiri Edwards 8/10 1048 days 5%
S Weslake 10/10 1170 days 5%
Matt 8/10 1170 days 5%
Clobby 7/10 1201 days 4%
The Farrs 9/10 1201 days 5%
Laura Clay 9/10 1201 days 5%
Hanneke van Dijk 8/10 1234 days 4%
Luis Vigil Vidal 8/10 1243 days 4%
Fei Fei Lei 8/10 1250 days 4%
Oceane Imber 10/10 1255 days 5%
Anika Bedard 6/10 1255 days 4%
Rasmus Lundgaard Nielsen 5/10 1257 days 4%
Fiona Walker 9/10 1260 days 5%
Brigham Edgar 9/10 1273 days 5%
Gema Frontera 8/10 1302 days 4%
Julian Kihnle 8/10 1319 days 4%
Jenny Jaye 8/10 1355 days 4%
Oz Atiya 10/10 1359 days 4%
Sue Rogers 10/10 1381 days 4%
Poppy Ritchie 8/10 1435 days 4%
Bruce Graham 9/10 1509 days 4%
Nathalie Gobin 8/10 1529 days 4%
Wendy Kildey 10/10 1540 days 4%
Shanna de Lang 7/10 1542 days 4%
Connie 8/10 1544 days 4%
Harriet Smith 9/10 1566 days 4%
Trent O'Keeffe 9/10 1615 days 4%
J Dobias 3/10 1647 days 3%
Madi 9/10 1650 days 3%
Frederick Yott 9/10 1650 days 3%
Megan Jurgensmeyer 8/10 1659 days 4%
Greg MacFire 6/10 1662 days 3%
Jill Grange 7/10 1679 days 3%
Melanie Giroux 8/10 1730 days 3%
Kathy Hart 8/10 1869 days 3%
Russell Opland 8/10 1879 days 3%
Andrik 3/10 1897 days 3%
Chadd Holland 10/10 1902 days 3%
Heng Sing Teh 9/10 1905 days 3%
Jenny Adams 7/10 1914 days 3%
Sean Stevens 8/10 1932 days 3%
Marina 10/10 1957 days 3%
Rachel Macdonald 10/10 1980 days 3%
Sam Brydon 8/10 1990 days 3%
Lucia 8/10 1990 days 3%
Judith Simpson 5/10 1992 days 3%
Neil 8/10 1995 days 3%
Jennifer Brown 9/10 2051 days 3%
Yann Le Gac 7/10 2235 days 2%
James Webster 8/10 2295 days 2%
Miguel 7/10 2296 days 2%
Wilma Senior 8/10 2324 days 2%
Stefanie Feldman 9/10 2344 days 2%
Daniel Jarrett 8/10 2447 days 2%
Douglas Yeates 9/10 2628 days 2%
Sarah Jane O'Reilly 1/10 2658 days 1%
Tomas Shairi 1/10 2658 days 1%
FlyingKiwiGirl 9/10 2662 days 2%
Austin Johns 8/10 2664 days 2%
Sarah Christman 6/10 2664 days 1%
Johanna Kofler 9/10 2665 days 2%
Steffen 8/10 2678 days 1%
Manuela Michelbach 7/10 2679 days 1%
Janis Gallois 10/10 2685 days 2%
Lionel 6/10 2694 days 1%
Maya Bakker-deDreu 9/10 2711 days 2%
Daryl 10/10 2716 days 2%
Cornelia Stark 9/10 2718 days 2%
Michael Stark 10/10 2718 days 2%
Emeline Dupre 8/10 2722 days 1%
Nigel & Annie Dale 9/10 2813 days 2%
Andrew Potratz 9/10 2813 days 2%
Tim Vennewold 7/10 3014 days 1%
Douglas Walker 8/10 3022 days 1%
patrick+ katerina 10/10 3027 days 1%
Jon Barratt 7/10 3123 days 1%
Harald 9/10 3401 days 0%
Paul Fairbrass 9/10 3414 days 0%
Loic 8/10 3415 days 0%
Mike1952 9/10 3421 days 0%
Nathanael Boehm 8/10 3483 days 0%
Jensen Bresbenbeek 7/10 3484 days 0%
Steve 8/10 3497 days 0%
DJohnson 9/10 3574 days 0%
Becky Edney 8/10 3732 days 1%
Brian Jones 10/10 3737 days 1%
Jacob 8/10 3745 days 1%
T Lipscombe 4/10 3750 days 1%
Betten 9/10 3757 days 1%
Natthien Le Gall 10/10 3759 days 1%
Jann Clar 9/10 4132 days 1%
Yvonne German 10/10 4168 days 1%
Suzie Lechner 10/10 4477 days 1%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Cascade Creek Campsite does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

80%

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.