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 Ohau Point Seal Colony.
If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at email@example.com. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.
90 Valid Reviews
The Ohau Point Seal Colony experience has a total of 93 reviews. There are 90 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 90 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Ohau Point Seal Colony valid reviews is 90.33% and is based on 90 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
81 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.
Within the 90 valid reviews, the experience has 81 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 81 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Ohau Point Seal Colony face-to-face reviews is 90.37% and is based on 81 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.
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.
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|Deniz Wintermeyer||7/10||616 days||49.63||49%|
|Will Pyle||10/10||619 days||49.08||49%|
|Rachel Ram||8/10||619 days||49.08||49%|
|Fiona Ng||10/10||822 days||20.17||19%|
|Katie Griffiths||7/10||829 days||19.45||18%|
|Joaquin Gruffat||10/10||853 days||17.14||15%|
|Maria and Grace||6/10||878 days||14.95||13%|
|Brennan Jungling||7/10||885 days||14.39||13%|
|Ben McDougal||10/10||942 days||10.45||9%|
|Ahmed Mohsen Aly||8/10||967 days||7.6||6%|
|Roeland Driessen||10/10||1271 days||4.76||3%|
|Ryan Lieston||9/10||1547 days||5.26||3%|
|Jessica Wagner||10/10||1581 days||5.2||3%|
|Gordon Thomas||10/10||1581 days||5.2||3%|
|Ian Garner||10/10||1591 days||5.18||3%|
|Terry Seaman||9/10||1606 days||4.3||2%|
|Johanna Bak||10/10||1625 days||5.13||3%|
|Julia Amberger||9/10||1628 days||5.12||3%|
|Alineet Gautier||10/10||1637 days||5.11||3%|
|Ann Furlong||10/10||1937 days||4.62||2%|
|Trudy Ryan||7/10||1937 days||4.62||2%|
|Michael Nolan||10/10||1943 days||3.84||2%|
|Benjamin Geisser||8/10||1948 days||4.6||2%|
|Michal Maly||10/10||1969 days||4.56||2%|
|Jim Woodruff||10/10||1971 days||3.8||2%|
|Sue Kieseker||8/10||2018 days||4.48||2%|
|Jackie and Brian||10/10||2025 days||4.47||2%|
|Ali Hendry||9/10||2289 days||4.04||2%|
|Birds Tubbs||10/10||2293 days||4.03||2%|
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|Gerrit & Martina||9/10||2322 days||3.98||2%|
|Rocco Christian||9/10||2331 days||3.97||2%|
|Andy & Lynnie Nevin||10/10||2331 days||3.97||2%|
|Laura Smith||8/10||2350 days||3.94||2%|
|hendrik king||9/10||2399 days||3.21||1%|
|Arnoldus Bergmans||10/10||2403 days||3.85||2%|
|Les and Carole Savins||9/10||2405 days||3.85||2%|
|Harry Simpson||10/10||2406 days||3.84||2%|
|Anna Bret||8/10||2408 days||3.84||2%|
|Robin & Sandra Dijke||10/10||2408 days||3.84||2%|
|John Reilly||10/10||2624 days||3.49||1%|
|W Groshops||10/10||2663 days||3.42||1%|
|Michael Howat||10/10||2664 days||3.42||1%|
|Keely & Mark Haynes||8/10||2667 days||3.42||1%|
|Michael Assfalg||10/10||2673 days||3.41||1%|
|Andrew Hammond||10/10||2825 days||2.63||0%|
|Wal & Lynne||10/10||2967 days||2.92||1%|
|Haley & Jason||9/10||2970 days||2.92||1%|
|Stephan Imartina||10/10||2973 days||2.91||1%|
|Tony B||10/10||3020 days||2.84||1%|
|Brett & Tanille||10/10||3027 days||2.82||1%|
|Tim Smith||9/10||3030 days||2.82||1%|
|Shirley C||9/10||3031 days||2.82||1%|
|Pam Know||8/10||3034 days||2.81||1%|
|Tony Geens||8/10||3040 days||2.8||1%|
|Haas Wacter||10/10||3047 days||2.79||1%|
|Sheila Morgan||10/10||3048 days||2.79||1%|
|Wim Van Gastel||8/10||3065 days||2.76||1%|
|Marie Jack||8/10||3066 days||2.76||1%|
|Diane Chapple||6/10||3066 days||2.76||1%|
|cees juffermans||9/10||3080 days||2.74||1%|
|Annemiek and Rianne||10/10||3080 days||2.74||1%|
|Elizabeth E||8/10||3083 days||2.73||1%|
|Douglas Beresford||8/10||3131 days||2.65||0%|
|Ton Buil||9/10||3141 days||2.64||0%|
|Daniel Alonso||9/10||3141 days||2.64||0%|
|Ana Garcia||8/10||3142 days||2.64||0%|
|Christine Van Den Berg Michele Imbach||10/10||3152 days||2.62||0%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Ohau Point Seal Colony does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.