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 email@example.com. 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||321 days||100.41||100%|
|Nicole Kasischke||10/10||327 days||99.67||99%|
|Heather Flanders||8/10||546 days||63.31||63%|
|Melanie and Pascal||8/10||573 days||57.81||57%|
|Sebastian and Johanna||9/10||582 days||56.04||55%|
|Tereza Bulova||9/10||601 days||52.4||52%|
|Bernd Giermann||8/10||620 days||48.9||48%|
|Louis Nilsson||10/10||666 days||41.0||40%|
|Lene Nilsson||10/10||666 days||41.0||40%|
|Evelyn Rloeh||7/10||672 days||40.02||39%|
|Gio Zy||8/10||675 days||39.54||39%|
|Kirsty Smith||10/10||691 days||37.04||36%|
|Ana Coulee||9/10||909 days||12.58||12%|
|Cecile Santiaux||10/10||909 days||12.58||12%|
|Molly Bogeberg||9/10||914 days||12.23||11%|
|Jenna Kuittinen||8/10||915 days||12.16||11%|
|Ben Keiser||10/10||916 days||12.09||11%|
|Tom Teuber||10/10||918 days||11.96||11%|
|Anika Danits||10/10||918 days||11.96||11%|
|Valerie Bernardini||10/10||924 days||11.56||11%|
|Dan Ramsl||10/10||929 days||11.24||10%|
|Lauren Dinnage||10/10||935 days||10.87||10%|
|Patrick Thumeyer||10/10||935 days||10.87||10%|
|John and Jan||9/10||937 days||10.75||10%|
|Volker Stroenisch||10/10||941 days||8.76||8%|
|Josh Symons||10/10||942 days||10.45||10%|
|Emily Garside||10/10||943 days||8.66||8%|
|Chandra Macraigne||7/10||943 days||10.39||10%|
|Lee Sandberg||8/10||953 days||9.83||9%|
|Tina Rust||10/10||954 days||9.78||9%|
|William Lendway||9/10||955 days||9.73||9%|
|Sophie Kalnymsky||10/10||956 days||9.67||9%|
|Xavier Bistodeau||10/10||960 days||9.47||9%|
|Quinn McCusker||10/10||964 days||9.26||8%|
|Maria and Grace||6/10||966 days||9.16||8%|
|Maria Brauherr||10/10||967 days||9.12||8%|
|Veronique Kaplan||10/10||968 days||9.07||8%|
|Christine Schtenker||10/10||971 days||8.92||8%|
|Kristyna Mokrackoua||9/10||973 days||8.83||8%|
|Florian Mueller||10/10||975 days||8.74||8%|
|Iris Kerbler||10/10||979 days||8.56||8%|
|Livia and Dave||10/10||981 days||8.47||8%|
|Elisabeth Grabner||7/10||982 days||8.43||8%|
|Christian Reimund||9/10||984 days||8.34||8%|
|Stefanie Giese||10/10||984 days||6.95||6%|
|Kim and Leon||10/10||988 days||8.18||7%|
|Matthew Hallowell||10/10||992 days||6.68||6%|
|Justin Kechanski||8/10||1010 days||7.37||7%|
|Steffen and Johannes||9/10||1014 days||7.25||6%|
|Ixtaso Roncal||10/10||1059 days||5.21||4%|
|Naelan Le Borgue||10/10||1291 days||5.68||5%|
|Oliver Pester||10/10||1301 days||4.72||4%|
|Kristina M||10/10||1329 days||4.68||4%|
|Inge van Noorf||10/10||1388 days||5.52||5%|
|Caroline Jonsson||10/10||1634 days||5.11||4%|
|Jonny Ronnblom||10/10||1634 days||5.11||4%|
|Martin Buchta||9/10||1666 days||4.22||3%|
|Anne Haenchen||9/10||1666 days||5.06||4%|
|Cornelia Witte||10/10||1677 days||5.04||4%|
|Mike Majnik||10/10||1690 days||5.02||4%|
|Pioter Jurkowski||10/10||1725 days||4.14||3%|
|Christin Woelk||10/10||1995 days||4.52||4%|
|Patrick Stoeit||10/10||2005 days||4.5||4%|
|Pete Wilson||10/10||2017 days||4.48||4%|
|Yu-Ti Chu||9/10||2022 days||4.48||4%|
|Alice Berg||10/10||2024 days||4.47||4%|
|Camille Coombes||9/10||2024 days||4.47||4%|
|Frederic Birke||10/10||2033 days||4.46||4%|
|Glenn Surzur||8/10||2033 days||4.46||4%|
|Jan & Jile||10/10||2036 days||4.45||4%|
|Lars Schulz||10/10||2046 days||4.44||4%|
|N smith||10/10||2090 days||3.64||3%|
|Michael Kretzschmar||10/10||2107 days||4.34||4%|
|Tanja Rudolf||10/10||2109 days||4.33||4%|
|Peter Adams||9/10||2390 days||3.87||3%|
|Martin Guillaume||10/10||2392 days||3.87||3%|
|Jeroen Bartos||9/10||2409 days||3.84||3%|
|Jon Winter||9/10||2411 days||3.84||3%|
|Roeland Driessen||10/10||2456 days||3.14||2%|
|Susannah Eduart||10/10||2742 days||3.29||3%|
|Ann-Katrine & Sille||10/10||2760 days||3.26||2%|
|Josef & Christine Evers||9/10||2771 days||3.24||2%|
|Gerry Nichols||10/10||2785 days||3.22||2%|
|Helen T||10/10||3096 days||2.26||1%|
|Bob Lenihan||10/10||3113 days||2.68||2%|
|Radek Hoferek||9/10||3151 days||2.62||2%|
|Pam K||10/10||3154 days||2.62||2%|
|Sabine Locker||10/10||3171 days||2.59||2%|
|Rankers Rocks||10/10||3217 days||2.09||1%|
|Tait Suridge||8/10||3228 days||2.49||2%|
|Barry Treve||9/10||3468 days||2.1||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 firstname.lastname@example.org.