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 Bay of Islands Campervan Park.

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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Bay of Islands Campervan Park

Valid Reviews

42 Valid Reviews

The Bay of Islands Campervan Park experience has a total of 42 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 42 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 16
38%
9/10 10
24%
8/10 5
12%
7/10 3
7%
6/10 1
2%
5/10 3
7%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 3
7%
1/10 1
2%

80.71% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Bay of Islands Campervan Park valid reviews is 80.71% and is based on 42 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

6 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 42 valid reviews, the experience has 6 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 6 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 3
50%
9/10 3
50%
8/10 0
0%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

95.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Bay of Islands Campervan Park face-to-face reviews is 95.00% and is based on 6 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

73.32%

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 Face-to-Face Weight Relative Weight
Jimij 10/10 74 days 99.13 100%
Disappointed tourist 2/10 196 days 70.43 70%
Jess 5/10 196 days 76.07 76%
Markus 2/10 196 days 70.43 70%
Dan 7/10 286 days 79.2 79%
Peter 10/10 317 days 84.08 84%
Elke fuenfstueck 8/10 317 days 79.87 80%
Patrick 1/10 317 days 61.38 61%
The Olivers 10/10 561 days 50.19 50%
Robert Wilkinson 9/10 620 days 40.75 40%
Stefanie 10/10 620 days 40.75 40%
Gwen Entwhistle 10/10 630 days 39.26 38%
Karly Adams 10/10 651 days 36.24 35%
Leanne Taylor-Smith 9/10 670 days 33.62 33%
Ray Vautier 7/10 689 days 28.32 27%
Matty V 10/10 741 days 24.86 23%
Stacey Maynard 10/10 795 days 19.26 18%
Laura Stephan 9/10 915 days 10.13 8%
John Durkee 8/10 957 days 7.62 6%
Mark George 9/10 963 days 7.76 6%
Gerard Derrey 2/10 1078 days 3.78 2%
Tobias Krieghoff 9/10 1080 days 5.04 3%
Johannes Tischer 5/10 1081 days 4.08 2%
Herma Betten 10/10 1082 days 5.03 3%
Deidre Harris 10/10 1200 days 4.82 3%
Andreea Scott 10/10 1281 days 4.68 3%
Gesa Roemer 10/10 1298 days true 4.65 3%
Allister George 5/10 1415 days 3.61 2%
David From Switzerland 8/10 1417 days 4.23 2%
Henry Wichter 7/10 1440 days 4.01 2%
Rachel Denham 10/10 1460 days 4.38 2%
Cassandra Nolan 9/10 1463 days 4.37 2%
Grace Fleck 8/10 1623 days 3.89 2%
Odin Omdal 8/10 1740 days 3.7 2%
Kiki Tham 6/10 1749 days 3.22 1%
Frank Schlie 9/10 1760 days 3.86 2%
Maren 9/10 1781 days true 3.83 2%
Hadler 9/10 2054 days true 3.36 1%
Christine Helleiner 9/10 2054 days true 3.36 1%
Felicitas 10/10 2054 days true 3.36 1%
Bas Van Dalen 10/10 2143 days 3.21 1%
Carla Mathieu 10/10 2802 days true 2.08 0%

Adjustments

Several adjustments to the weighted average are added to improve relevancy and credibility. These adjustments apply equally to all experiences that meet the criteria.

Sample Size Adjustment

No Adjustment

A reasonable number of reviews are necessary in order for the average to be credible and for an experience to take a prime position within the ranking tables. As such, experiences with only a few reviews have a moderated score. This does not mean that the experience or the reviews can't be trusted. The Bay of Islands Campervan Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-1.40% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if an experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 60 days. However the Bay of Islands Campervan Park experience does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

In addition, an experience's ranking score may be adjusted for each day there is no new ranking. After 1 day the adjustment comes into effect. The maximum number of days that can be adjusted for is 199 days.

The Bay of Islands Campervan Park experience has been adjusted for 70 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
67 -1.34%
68 -1.36%
69 -1.38%
70 -1.40%
71 -1.42%
72 -1.44%
73 -1.46%

Final Ranking Score

72%

The final ranking score once adjustments and 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.