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 Wharariki Beach Walk.
If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.
116 Valid Reviews
The Wharariki Beach Walk experience has a total of 116 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 116 valid reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Wharariki Beach Walk valid reviews is 94.74% and is based on 116 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.
98 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 116 valid reviews, the experience has 98 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.
Below is the distribution of ratings for the 98 face-to-face reviews:
The raw data average (mean) for all the Wharariki Beach Walk face-to-face reviews is 93.88% and is based on 98 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.
|Mike Dw||10/10||232 days||109.77||100%|
|Nicole Kasischke||10/10||238 days||109.23||100%|
|Heather Flanders||8/10||457 days||80.29||73%|
|Melanie and Pascal||8/10||484 days||75.46||68%|
|Sebastian and Johanna||9/10||493 days||73.78||67%|
|Tereza Bulova||9/10||512 days||70.15||64%|
|Bernd Giermann||8/10||531 days||66.38||60%|
|Louis Nilsson||10/10||577 days||57.02||52%|
|Lene Nilsson||10/10||577 days||57.02||52%|
|Evelyn Rloeh||7/10||583 days||55.85||50%|
|Gio Zy||8/10||586 days||55.27||50%|
|Kirsty Smith||10/10||602 days||52.22||47%|
|Ana Coulee||9/10||820 days||20.38||18%|
|Cecile Santiaux||10/10||820 days||20.38||18%|
|Molly Bogeberg||9/10||825 days||19.86||17%|
|Jenna Kuittinen||8/10||826 days||19.76||17%|
|Ben Keiser||10/10||827 days||19.66||17%|
|Tom Teuber||10/10||829 days||19.45||17%|
|Anika Danits||10/10||829 days||19.45||17%|
|Valerie Bernardini||10/10||835 days||18.85||16%|
|Dan Ramsl||10/10||840 days||18.36||16%|
|Lauren Dinnage||10/10||846 days||17.79||15%|
|Patrick Thumeyer||10/10||846 days||17.79||15%|
|John and Jan||9/10||848 days||17.6||15%|
|Volker Stroenisch||10/10||852 days||14.36||12%|
|Josh Symons||10/10||853 days||17.14||15%|
|Emily Garside||10/10||854 days||14.2||12%|
|Chandra Macraigne||7/10||854 days||17.04||15%|
|Lee Sandberg||8/10||864 days||16.15||14%|
|Tina Rust||10/10||865 days||16.06||14%|
|William Lendway||9/10||866 days||15.97||14%|
|Sophie Kalnymsky||10/10||867 days||15.89||14%|
|Xavier Bistodeau||10/10||871 days||15.54||13%|
|Quinn McCusker||10/10||875 days||15.2||13%|
|Maria and Grace||6/10||877 days||15.04||13%|
|Maria Brauherr||10/10||878 days||14.95||13%|
|Veronique Kaplan||10/10||879 days||14.87||13%|
|Christine Schtenker||10/10||882 days||14.63||13%|
|Kristyna Mokrackoua||9/10||884 days||14.47||12%|
|Florian Mueller||10/10||886 days||14.31||12%|
|Iris Kerbler||10/10||890 days||13.99||12%|
|Livia and Dave||10/10||892 days||13.84||12%|
|Elisabeth Grabner||7/10||893 days||13.76||12%|
|Christian Reimund||9/10||895 days||13.61||12%|
|Stefanie Giese||10/10||895 days||11.34||10%|
|Kim and Leon||10/10||899 days||13.31||11%|
|Matthew Hallowell||10/10||903 days||10.84||9%|
|Justin Kechanski||8/10||921 days||11.76||10%|
|Steffen and Johannes||9/10||925 days||11.5||10%|
|Ixtaso Roncal||10/10||970 days||7.48||6%|
|Naelan Le Borgue||10/10||1202 days||5.82||5%|
|Oliver Pester||10/10||1212 days||4.84||4%|
|Kristina M||10/10||1240 days||4.8||4%|
|Inge van Noorf||10/10||1299 days||5.66||4%|
|Caroline Jonsson||10/10||1545 days||5.26||4%|
|Jonny Ronnblom||10/10||1545 days||5.26||4%|
|Martin Buchta||9/10||1577 days||4.34||3%|
|Anne Haenchen||9/10||1577 days||5.21||4%|
|Cornelia Witte||10/10||1588 days||5.19||4%|
|Mike Majnik||10/10||1601 days||5.17||4%|
|Pioter Jurkowski||10/10||1636 days||4.26||3%|
|Christin Woelk||10/10||1906 days||4.67||3%|
|Patrick Stoeit||10/10||1916 days||4.65||3%|
|Pete Wilson||10/10||1928 days||4.63||3%|
|Yu-Ti Chu||9/10||1933 days||4.62||3%|
|Alice Berg||10/10||1935 days||4.62||3%|
|Camille Coombes||9/10||1935 days||4.62||3%|
|Frederic Birke||10/10||1944 days||4.6||3%|
|Glenn Surzur||8/10||1944 days||4.6||3%|
|Jan & Jile||10/10||1947 days||4.6||3%|
|Lars Schulz||10/10||1957 days||4.58||3%|
|N smith||10/10||2001 days||3.76||3%|
|Michael Kretzschmar||10/10||2018 days||4.48||3%|
|Tanja Rudolf||10/10||2020 days||4.48||3%|
|Peter Adams||9/10||2301 days||4.02||3%|
|Martin Guillaume||10/10||2303 days||4.01||3%|
|Jeroen Bartos||9/10||2320 days||3.99||3%|
|Jon Winter||9/10||2322 days||3.98||3%|
|Roeland Driessen||10/10||2367 days||3.26||2%|
|Susannah Eduart||10/10||2653 days||3.44||2%|
|Ann-Katrine & Sille||10/10||2671 days||3.41||2%|
|Josef & Christine Evers||9/10||2682 days||3.39||2%|
|Gerry Nichols||10/10||2696 days||3.37||2%|
|Helen T||10/10||3007 days||2.38||1%|
|Bob Lenihan||10/10||3024 days||2.83||2%|
|Radek Hoferek||9/10||3062 days||2.77||2%|
|Pam K||10/10||3065 days||2.76||2%|
|Sabine Locker||10/10||3082 days||2.73||2%|
|Rankers Rocks||10/10||3128 days||2.22||1%|
|Tait Suridge||8/10||3139 days||2.64||2%|
|Barry Treve||9/10||3379 days||2.25||1%|
Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Wharariki Beach Walk 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 email@example.com.