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 Okarito Camping Ground.

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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Okarito Camping Ground

Valid Reviews

91 Valid Reviews

The Okarito Camping Ground experience has a total of 94 reviews. There are 91 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 3 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 91 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 29
32%
9/10 26
29%
8/10 18
20%
7/10 12
13%
6/10 2
2%
5/10 2
2%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

85.82% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Okarito Camping Ground valid reviews is 85.82% and is based on 91 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

18 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 91 valid reviews, the experience has 18 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 18 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 9
50%
9/10 6
33%
8/10 2
11%
7/10 1
6%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

92.78% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Okarito Camping Ground face-to-face reviews is 92.78% and is based on 18 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

87.76%

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
Linda 8/10 40 days 94.76 95%
Liz Wade 9/10 68 days 99.27 100%
Enzo 10/10 69 days 99.25 100%
Tim 9/10 100 days 98.42 99%
lisa taylor 9/10 100 days 98.42 99%
lisa 9/10 100 days 98.42 99%
Richard & Chris, UK 9/10 100 days 98.42 99%
Garne2019 8/10 345 days 77.08 78%
Maelys 8/10 375 days 73.83 74%
Rachel 10/10 406 days 73.88 74%
TP&MM 7/10 406 days 67.23 68%
Ceri 10/10 434 days 70.15 71%
Shaun 10/10 434 days 70.15 71%
Marinette Kegels 7/10 434 days 63.84 64%
Lauren 9/10 465 days 65.74 66%
Mahi 6/10 496 days 50.64 51%
Raphaele 9/10 496 days 61.02 61%
David Aylmore 10/10 526 days 56.16 57%
Grizzly Girl 9/10 557 days 50.87 51%
Angela 8/10 557 days 48.32 49%
Floatyurboater 8/10 557 days 48.32 49%
Melinda Pyke 10/10 587 days 45.89 46%
Kevin 10/10 740 days 24.97 25%
Nathaniel Bond 10/10 769 days true 21.84 22%
Helen Rimmer 4/10 811 days 14.05 14%
Oceane Imber 10/10 825 days 16.55 17%
Joanna Dring 9/10 826 days 16.47 17%
Helen Bond 10/10 830 days 16.13 16%
Matthijs van Dijk 8/10 840 days 14.54 15%
Katrina 10/10 860 days 13.75 14%
Paul and Paula 10/10 866 days 13.31 13%
Arron and Vema 8/10 1090 days 4.75 5%
Lucy Oury 8/10 1092 days 4.75 5%
Jerry Bart 7/10 1109 days 4.53 5%
Emily Livesey 9/10 1125 days 4.94 5%
Katie Marx 10/10 1136 days 4.92 5%
Andy Kubic 7/10 1142 days 4.47 4%
Margo Wiltens 9/10 1293 days 4.61 5%
Jennifer Ellis 8/10 1419 days 4.15 4%
W Donovan 8/10 1446 days 4.1 4%
Sean Stevens 10/10 1502 days 4.2 4%
Paul Smith 7/10 1506 days 3.82 4%
Ed Linklater 7/10 1506 days 3.82 4%
Gabor Kabacs 9/10 1512 days 4.18 4%
Marina 9/10 1527 days 4.15 4%
Lisa Conradie 5/10 1530 days 3.36 3%
Sven Hasselberger 6/10 1542 days 3.42 3%
Toby Regan 9/10 1554 days 4.1 4%
Sarah Gurney 10/10 1593 days 4.03 4%
Steve Warren 9/10 1682 days 3.85 4%
Alistair Millward 7/10 1863 days 3.18 3%
Vincent S. 7/10 1866 days 3.18 3%
Sebastiaan Kemperman 10/10 1881 days 3.46 3%
Averil Brown 8/10 1892 days 3.27 3%
Wilma Senior 8/10 1894 days 3.26 3%
Elles Janssen 8/10 1925 days 3.21 3%
Christian Roerig 3/10 1925 days 2.6 3%
Roeland Driessen 5/10 1925 days 2.73 3%
Lisa Quayle 7/10 1944 days 3.04 3%
kim 7/10 2047 days 2.85 3%
Brita Topp 10/10 2201 days 2.84 3%
Andrew Young 7/10 2260 days 2.48 2%
Clara Hayes 10/10 2286 days true 2.67 3%
Cornelia Stark 8/10 2288 days true 2.53 3%
Ludovic Moulou 10/10 2291 days 2.66 3%
Andrea Beck 9/10 2291 days true 2.66 3%
Hannah 9/10 2322 days 2.6 3%
Helene & Peter 8/10 2352 days 2.41 2%
Steve Warren 10/10 2383 days 2.48 2%
Jonathan 8/10 2383 days 2.36 2%
I & K Urquhart 9/10 2444 days 2.36 2%
Sylvia Klatt 9/10 2566 days true 2.12 2%
Rainer 10/10 2572 days true 2.11 2%
Maria Klister 10/10 2581 days true 2.09 2%
Cloarec Guillaume 10/10 2592 days true 2.07 2%
Mycall 9/10 2597 days 2.06 2%
Katharina Littlemann 10/10 2609 days true 2.04 2%
Nils Poppenborg 9/10 2610 days true 2.04 2%
Phil & Laura 9/10 2625 days 2.01 2%
Karsten Meyer 9/10 2702 days true 1.86 2%
Boule_de_gomme 9/10 2962 days 1.35 1%
Diane Moss 7/10 2976 days true 1.2 1%
Graeme 8/10 3022 days 1.17 1%
pepette31 10/10 3144 days 0.99 1%
damaca 10/10 3144 days 0.99 1%
Kevin Morris 10/10 3300 days true 0.68 1%
Rachel 9/10 3300 days true 0.68 1%
David Taylor 9/10 3302 days true 0.68 1%
Manfred Liuduer 8/10 3332 days true 0.59 1%
Daniel Dubach 10/10 3356 days true 0.58 1%
MundschanGermany 10/10 4043 days true 0.0 0%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Okarito Camping Ground does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

88%

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.