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 Kerosene Creek.

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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Kerosene Creek

Valid Reviews

82 Valid Reviews

The Kerosene Creek experience has a total of 83 reviews. There are 82 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 1 invalid review 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 82 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 37
45%
9/10 22
27%
8/10 18
22%
7/10 3
4%
6/10 1
1%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

90.49% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kerosene Creek valid reviews is 90.49% and is based on 82 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

67 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 82 valid reviews, the experience has 67 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 67 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 32
48%
9/10 18
27%
8/10 13
19%
7/10 3
4%
6/10 1
1%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

91.49% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kerosene Creek face-to-face reviews is 91.49% and is based on 67 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

88.93%

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
Haefele Lilja 3/10 924 days 100%
Melanie 9/10 1562 days 52%
Philip Sheridan 9/10 1589 days 52%
Tina Mlinarevic 9/10 1589 days 52%
Sam Staines 9/10 1620 days 51%
Evan Lloyd 10/10 1620 days 51%
Eline-Jessica van der Hoeven 9/10 1622 days 51%
Sylvain Schiber 10/10 1623 days 51%
Robert Wolf 10/10 1629 days 51%
Elizabeth Braidotti 9/10 1690 days 49%
Taryn Thompson 8/10 1780 days 44%
Lisa Haedrich 8/10 1844 days 42%
Valerie Bernardini 10/10 1857 days 44%
Lisa 9/10 1880 days 44%
Michaela Bartotini 8/10 1883 days 41%
Natasha Harbinson 9/10 1886 days 43%
magdalena gomez haedo 10/10 1894 days 43%
Martina Cervenkova 10/10 1903 days 43%
Tilman 10/10 1908 days 43%
Florian Mueller 9/10 1914 days 43%
Chalie Dotesek 10/10 1947 days 42%
Selma Krap 10/10 1961 days 41%
Ahmed Mohsen Aly 8/10 1988 days 38%
Emma Keegan 9/10 2203 days 35%
Naelan Le Borgue 9/10 2224 days 34%
Michael Stibor 9/10 2225 days 34%
Lagarde 9/10 2566 days 24%
Pelletier 8/10 2566 days 23%
James Russell 9/10 2575 days 24%
Hannah Watt 10/10 2575 days 24%
Bea Westkam 10/10 2583 days 24%
Christopher Berkhahn 10/10 2583 days 24%
Romina De Hill 7/10 2597 days 21%
Tom Hill 8/10 2597 days 22%
thibaut vernelle 8/10 2597 days 22%
Ian Garner 10/10 2612 days 23%
Karel 6/10 2615 days 18%
Junior Pugieux 10/10 2621 days 23%
Gassat 10/10 2621 days 23%
Melissa Hermansson 10/10 2626 days 23%
Laura Pleumeekers 8/10 2644 days 21%
Nelle Dutilleur 10/10 2645 days 22%
Claire Dann 10/10 2658 days 22%
Thi Baut 8/10 2663 days 20%
Christian 10/10 2957 days 14%
Jeremy Eng 10/10 2964 days 13%
Melanie Pretzel 10/10 2966 days 13%
Frederic Birke 10/10 2966 days 13%
Erik Muchembled 10/10 2968 days 13%
Tony and Helene 9/10 2972 days 13%
Rouquette 10/10 2974 days 13%
Kristine and William 7/10 2977 days 11%
N smith 8/10 3023 days 11%
Anne Rodofsen 9/10 3044 days 11%
Neil Beckett 8/10 3298 days 4%
Mark Bogton 9/10 3338 days 3%
Kimberley Mills 9/10 3345 days 3%
Annette May 8/10 3350 days 2%
Colin Philpott 10/10 3351 days 3%
Lindblom 7/10 3355 days 2%
Lilja Bjork Hermannsdottir 10/10 3357 days 2%
Remy van Heugten 10/10 3357 days 2%
Peter W. 10/10 3420 days 1%
Natascha & Greg 8/10 3432 days 0%
Alberto Redner 10/10 3436 days 0%
Johanna & Mark 10/10 3677 days 8%
Stefanie 9/10 3678 days 8%
Rachel Kent-Lawton 10/10 3695 days 8%
Hartheib Schmid 9/10 3698 days 8%
Mike 8/10 3711 days 8%
Luise Jaeger 9/10 3713 days 8%
Bekema 8/10 3721 days 8%
Mike Howe 8/10 3999 days 8%
Herrmann 9/10 4063 days 8%
Will Jemma 10/10 4073 days 8%
Don Morgan 10/10 4101 days 8%
Jakob Jurgen 10/10 4102 days 8%
EA Anders 8/10 4105 days 8%
Karen Raven 8/10 4157 days 8%
Chris Leach 10/10 4157 days 8%
JanneP 10/10 4392 days 8%
SannaS 10/10 4392 days 8%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

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

Final Ranking Score

89%

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.