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 Maitai Bay 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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Maitai Bay Campsite

Valid Reviews

70 Valid Reviews

The Maitai Bay Campsite experience has a total of 70 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 70 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 21
30%
9/10 17
24%
8/10 22
31%
7/10 6
9%
6/10 2
3%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 2
3%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

85.86% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Maitai Bay Campsite valid reviews is 85.86% and is based on 70 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

21 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 70 valid reviews, the experience has 21 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 21 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 6
29%
9/10 9
43%
8/10 6
29%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

90.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Maitai Bay Campsite face-to-face reviews is 90.00% and is based on 21 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

85.78%

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
Anna Swain 8/10 376 days 100%
Belen Ramirez 10/10 407 days 100%
Claudi 9/10 437 days 95%
Adam 7/10 557 days 63%
James 8/10 588 days 59%
Olivia 8/10 588 days 59%
Crystal 9/10 741 days 33%
Kate B 10/10 772 days 29%
Critta 10/10 1229 days 6%
Rachel 9/10 1288 days 6%
Lauren Glass 10/10 1350 days 6%
Anton Gordon 7/10 1380 days 5%
Amul 10/10 1564 days 5%
Emma Guthrie 8/10 1625 days 5%
Georgia Gray 7/10 1655 days 5%
Belinda Du Plessis 10/10 1656 days 5%
Mikayla Candido 6/10 1700 days 4%
Michelle Smith 8/10 1720 days 5%
Laura 6/10 1775 days 4%
George Keiller 4/10 1800 days 4%
Jason Stalgis 8/10 2011 days 4%
Paul Smith 8/10 2020 days 4%
Tobias Krieghoff 8/10 2116 days 4%
Philipp Jahn 9/10 2149 days 4%
Michelle Smit 7/10 2201 days 3%
Chantal Heller 9/10 2346 days 3%
Urs Baumgartner 9/10 2404 days 3%
Matthias Turck 10/10 2423 days 3%
Marianne Leclerco 10/10 2450 days 2%
Timo von Wirth 9/10 2462 days 3%
Jonathan Briggs 8/10 2474 days 2%
Nikita Jones 10/10 2475 days 3%
Rebecca Can 8/10 2597 days 2%
Helen Ameis 10/10 2665 days 2%
Mike Merrick 7/10 2751 days 2%
Stephanie King 8/10 2762 days 2%
Thomas and Sonja 10/10 2803 days 1%
Jurgen Moors 10/10 2815 days 2%
Heather Kingston 8/10 2840 days 2%
Ron Clarke 8/10 2871 days 2%
Andrew Young 10/10 3086 days 1%
Sara Clausen 9/10 3092 days 1%
Philipp 9/10 3126 days 1%
Apsara Kunda 4/10 3145 days 1%
kiwifamily2 7/10 3145 days 1%
Juandflow 8/10 3145 days 1%
Ourlot 10/10 3451 days 0%
Loesje 8/10 3451 days 0%
lisa taylor 8/10 3451 days 0%
Will and Taylor 8/10 3479 days 0%
Regan Fairley 9/10 3479 days 0%
Jan and Pedi 9/10 3532 days 0%
Steven Hill 9/10 3812 days 1%
Samplonius 8/10 3840 days 1%
Claudia & Julian 10/10 3843 days 1%
S Tucker 9/10 3896 days 1%
colinrea 10/10 3937 days 1%
Rachel Cockroft 9/10 4154 days 1%
Danielle 9/10 4160 days 1%
Iain Campbell 10/10 4160 days 1%
Kendall 8/10 4165 days 1%
Boi Sagarra 9/10 4165 days 1%
joke 8/10 4169 days 1%
Lukis Haertel 10/10 4207 days 1%
iBert 10/10 4210 days 1%
Cymen Crick 10/10 4455 days 1%
hooperuk 10/10 4516 days 1%
timgr 8/10 4622 days 1%
jennyb 9/10 4635 days 1%
Mike 8/10 4649 days 1%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

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

Final Ranking Score

86%

The final ranking score once any adjustments, ratings, 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.