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 Monkey Island, Orepuki.

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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Monkey Island, Orepuki

Valid Reviews

64 Valid Reviews

The Monkey Island, Orepuki experience has a total of 65 reviews. There are 64 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 64 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 20
31%
9/10 19
30%
8/10 18
28%
7/10 5
8%
6/10 1
2%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 1
2%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

87.50% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Monkey Island, Orepuki valid reviews is 87.50% and is based on 64 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

14 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 64 valid reviews, the experience has 14 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 14 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 3
21%
9/10 5
36%
8/10 5
36%
7/10 1
7%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

87.14% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Monkey Island, Orepuki face-to-face reviews is 87.14% and is based on 14 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

83.38%

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
Kuimiria Auton 9/10 305 days 100%
Alice 4/10 671 days 31%
Leona 8/10 702 days 33%
Lauren 7/10 702 days 31%
Bob 10/10 794 days 23%
Cris 9/10 1008 days 7%
kevin 7/10 1067 days 5%
Maxime 9/10 1067 days 6%
Maycamper 7/10 1098 days 5%
Sophie Skinner 8/10 1159 days 5%
Claudia 8/10 1189 days 5%
Matt 8/10 1342 days 5%
Kat 9/10 1373 days 5%
Millka Pietikainen 8/10 1443 days 5%
Annina Jarvinen 9/10 1451 days 4%
Ronald Daigneault 8/10 1456 days 4%
Matt French 10/10 1489 days 5%
Sophie Nightingale 10/10 1491 days 5%
Geoff Steele 8/10 1553 days 5%
Nathan Lal 10/10 1605 days 5%
Nathalie Gobin 8/10 1701 days 4%
Harriet Smith 10/10 1736 days 4%
Rosanna Leeming 10/10 1752 days 4%
Xanthe Bowater 10/10 1791 days 4%
Erich Brueggermann 6/10 1795 days 3%
Roeland Driessen 9/10 1796 days 4%
Lenka Pruherova 9/10 1808 days 4%
Bob 9/10 1832 days 3%
Josie Gray 10/10 1900 days 4%
Rita Ashby 8/10 2010 days 4%
Kathy Hart 8/10 2041 days 3%
Russell Opland 8/10 2051 days 3%
Matilda 7/10 2070 days 3%
Shelley Rohloff 8/10 2108 days 3%
Stephan Friedrich 9/10 2114 days 3%
Neil 10/10 2170 days 3%
Sarah Gurney 9/10 2202 days 3%
D'Arcy King 10/10 2227 days 3%
Steve Warren 9/10 2253 days 3%
Dianne van der Wal 9/10 2333 days 3%
Daniel Winsvold 10/10 2441 days 3%
Wyklicky 7/10 2442 days 2%
Danica Vrsaljko 8/10 2455 days 2%
Christoph 10/10 2459 days 2%
David Lee 10/10 2479 days 3%
Kurz Werner 9/10 2527 days 3%
Cam Alex Bindatessier 8/10 2550 days 2%
Andrea 10/10 2619 days 2%
Andrew Kermode 10/10 2712 days 2%
Penny Lee 8/10 2807 days 1%
Deb Scaff 10/10 2834 days 2%
Rhi 10/10 2985 days 1%
I & K Urquhart 9/10 3046 days 1%
Rebel Warren 10/10 3046 days 1%
Maria Klister 10/10 3183 days 1%
Pete Wilson 9/10 3185 days 1%
Héléna Degres 9/10 3199 days 1%
patrick+ katerina 9/10 3199 days 1%
Kristin Denny 10/10 3209 days 1%
Lucie 9/10 3294 days 1%
Martin Guillaume 8/10 3560 days 0%
Graeme 8/10 3624 days 0%
Andreas 9/10 3915 days 1%
koellner 8/10 4383 days 1%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Monkey Island, Orepuki does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

83%

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.