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

87.72%

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 3/10 849 days 100%
Melanie 9/10 1486 days 38%
Philip Sheridan 9/10 1514 days 37%
Tina Mlinarevic 9/10 1514 days 37%
Sam Staines 9/10 1545 days 37%
Evan Lloyd 10/10 1545 days 37%
Eline-Jessica van der Hoeven 9/10 1547 days 37%
Sylvain Schiber 10/10 1548 days 37%
Robert Wolf 10/10 1554 days 36%
Elizabeth Braidotti 9/10 1615 days 35%
Taryn Thompson 8/10 1705 days 32%
Lisa Haedrich 8/10 1769 days 31%
Valerie Bernardini 10/10 1782 days 32%
Lisa 9/10 1805 days 32%
Michaela Bartotini 8/10 1808 days 30%
Natasha Harbinson 9/10 1811 days 32%
magdalena gomez haedo 10/10 1819 days 32%
Martina Cervenkova 10/10 1828 days 32%
Tilman 10/10 1833 days 32%
Florian Mueller 9/10 1839 days 32%
Chalie Dotesek 10/10 1872 days 31%
Selma Krap 10/10 1886 days 31%
Ahmed Mohsen Aly 8/10 1913 days 29%
Emma Keegan 9/10 2127 days 26%
Naelan Le Borgue 9/10 2149 days 26%
Michael Stibor 9/10 2150 days 26%
Lagarde 9/10 2491 days 20%
Pelletier 8/10 2491 days 19%
James Russell 9/10 2500 days 20%
Hannah Watt 10/10 2500 days 20%
Bea Westkam 10/10 2508 days 20%
Christopher Berkhahn 10/10 2508 days 20%
Romina De Hill 7/10 2522 days 18%
Tom Hill 8/10 2522 days 19%
thibaut vernelle 8/10 2522 days 19%
Ian Garner 10/10 2537 days 19%
Karel 6/10 2540 days 16%
Junior Pugieux 10/10 2546 days 19%
Gassat 10/10 2546 days 19%
Melissa Hermansson 10/10 2551 days 19%
Laura Pleumeekers 8/10 2569 days 18%
Nelle Dutilleur 10/10 2570 days 19%
Claire Dann 10/10 2583 days 19%
Thi Baut 8/10 2588 days 18%
Christian 10/10 2882 days 13%
Jeremy Eng 10/10 2889 days 13%
Melanie Pretzel 10/10 2891 days 13%
Frederic Birke 10/10 2891 days 13%
Erik Muchembled 10/10 2893 days 13%
Tony and Helene 9/10 2897 days 13%
Rouquette 10/10 2899 days 13%
Kristine and William 7/10 2902 days 12%
N smith 8/10 2948 days 12%
Anne Rodofsen 9/10 2969 days 12%
Neil Beckett 8/10 3223 days 7%
Mark Bogton 9/10 3263 days 7%
Kimberley Mills 9/10 3270 days 7%
Annette May 8/10 3275 days 6%
Colin Philpott 10/10 3276 days 6%
Lindblom 7/10 3280 days 6%
Lilja Bjork Hermannsdottir 10/10 3282 days 6%
Remy van Heugten 10/10 3282 days 6%
Peter W. 10/10 3345 days 5%
Natascha & Greg 8/10 3357 days 5%
Alberto Redner 10/10 3361 days 5%
Johanna & Mark 10/10 3602 days 1%
Stefanie 9/10 3603 days 1%
Rachel Kent-Lawton 10/10 3620 days 0%
Hartheib Schmid 9/10 3623 days 0%
Mike 8/10 3636 days 0%
Luise Jaeger 9/10 3638 days 0%
Bekema 8/10 3646 days 0%
Mike Howe 8/10 3924 days 8%
Herrmann 9/10 3988 days 9%
Will Jemma 10/10 3998 days 9%
Don Morgan 10/10 4026 days 9%
Jakob Jurgen 10/10 4027 days 9%
EA Anders 8/10 4030 days 8%
Karen Raven 8/10 4082 days 8%
Chris Leach 10/10 4082 days 9%
JanneP 10/10 4317 days 9%
SannaS 10/10 4317 days 9%

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

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.