Ranking Score Explained

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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 Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday 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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Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

151 Valid Reviews

The Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has a total of 155 reviews. There are 151 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 4 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 151 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 44
29%
9/10 49
32%
8/10 26
17%
7/10 19
13%
6/10 3
2%
5/10 2
1%
4/10 1
1%
3/10 3
2%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 4
3%

83.91% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park valid reviews is 83.91% and is based on 151 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

70 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 151 valid reviews, the experience has 70 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 70 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 16
23%
9/10 28
40%
8/10 17
24%
7/10 7
10%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 1
1%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 1
1%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

86.43% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 86.43% and is based on 70 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

89.26%

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
Anna Swain 9/10 179 days 94.92 100%
Justin 9/10 271 days 88.36 93%
Ju 9/10 300 days 85.74 90%
Pateke 10/10 331 days 82.64 87%
Timothy Davies 10/10 392 days 75.65 80%
Hclare 10/10 423 days 71.65 75%
ScoutnIndi 10/10 545 days 52.93 56%
Kate 9/10 576 days 47.68 50%
Chelle 10/10 665 days 34.3 36%
Dlg 3/10 696 days 23.28 25%
Raphaele 7/10 727 days 24.08 25%
Sunny 9/10 757 days 23.1 24%
CJC 10/10 757 days 23.1 24%
Angela 9/10 788 days 19.93 21%
Daphne H 9/10 818 days 17.16 18%
Pete 10/10 818 days 17.16 18%
Mr&MrsGnu 10/10 941 days 8.76 9%
WeiQiang Ng 10/10 941 days 8.76 9%
Roth Nicks 1/10 941 days 6.39 7%
BM 6/10 971 days 6.17 7%
Michael McMahon 10/10 971 days 7.44 8%
Graeme 4/10 971 days 5.87 6%
wanchai anantikulchai 5/10 971 days 6.02 6%
Will 7/10 1002 days 5.8 6%
Michael Stützle 9/10 1002 days 6.37 7%
Shira LA 8/10 1030 days 5.39 6%
Eversons 6/10 1061 days 4.3 5%
Audrey Wong 10/10 1069 days 5.11 5%
Katrina 8/10 1091 days 4.75 5%
Paul and Paula 7/10 1097 days 4.55 5%
Nadene Wheatley 7/10 1118 days 4.51 5%
Pam Rule 10/10 1149 days 4.89 5%
Jo Jardine 10/10 1199 days 4.8 5%
Laureen Trainer 8/10 1290 days 4.39 5%
Brett King 8/10 1305 days 4.36 5%
Belinda Clarke 8/10 1340 days 4.29 5%
P Stiller-Johnson 10/10 1343 days 4.51 5%
Kenny Werink 1/10 1345 days 3.29 3%
Sylvie Meganck 6/10 1366 days 3.71 4%
Jesse Kruithoed 9/10 1376 days 4.45 5%
Jude Ong 10/10 1486 days 4.23 4%
James Richmond 3/10 1500 days 3.24 3%
Mike Guest 10/10 1506 days 4.2 4%
Amy Yates 9/10 1545 days 4.12 4%
Shelley Hancox 9/10 1595 days 4.02 4%
Liz Cave 10/10 1600 days 4.01 4%
Jessica Stokes 10/10 1601 days 4.01 4%
Marene Fu 10/10 1643 days 3.93 4%
María del Carmen Escandell 9/10 1664 days 3.89 4%
Estelle Daniel 10/10 1734 days 3.75 4%
Staffan Johansson 8/10 1743 days 3.55 4%
Glinys Weller 8/10 1778 days 3.48 4%
Allyson Taylor 7/10 2091 days 2.78 3%
Alistair Millward 9/10 2094 days 3.05 3%
Nurlaily Abu Bakar 7/10 2097 days 2.77 3%
Andrew Cruickshank 10/10 2097 days 3.04 3%
Jess Rose 9/10 2125 days 2.98 3%
Silke 7/10 2139 days 2.69 3%
Syed Riyazuddin 7/10 2217 days 2.55 3%
Andrew Kermode 10/10 2341 days 2.56 3%
Fabian Rodriguez 10/10 2371 days 2.5 3%
Patricia Revel 8/10 2433 days true 2.26 2%
Matt Weston 7/10 2446 days true 2.14 2%
David Spindler 7/10 2463 days 2.11 2%
Daniel Robledo 7/10 2464 days true 2.11 2%
Maria Camen Santos Lopez 7/10 2464 days true 2.11 2%
Frank Jensen 9/10 2478 days true 2.29 2%
Matusala Habtemariam 9/10 2487 days true 2.28 2%
Joy Lambez 10/10 2488 days true 2.27 2%
Michael Sheridan 9/10 2503 days true 2.24 2%
Ariadna & Omer 7/10 2553 days 1.95 2%
andrewmh 9/10 2553 days 2.15 2%
Alex 1/10 2706 days 1.35 1%
Grantygrant 7/10 2797 days 1.52 2%
Raelene Vine 8/10 2828 days 1.53 2%
doepie277 7/10 2887 days 1.36 1%
Hanneke P 8/10 2887 days 1.42 1%
Karin Genyn 10/10 2904 days true 1.46 2%
Stephanie Levepue 8/10 2922 days true 1.35 1%
Oliver Kalmbach 3/10 2927 days true 1.09 1%
Nicholas I Allen 10/10 2948 days 1.37 1%
David 10/10 2948 days 1.37 1%
Cathyd07 10/10 3009 days 1.25 1%
Tjw 9/10 3071 days 1.13 1%
sueadegizmo 9/10 3101 days 1.07 1%
Christina Bruellhardt 10/10 3175 days true 0.93 1%
Andreas Schacke 5/10 3178 days true 0.75 1%
M Robinson 10/10 3189 days true 0.9 1%
Volker 9/10 3202 days true 0.88 1%
Sabine & Stefan 10/10 3206 days true 0.87 1%
Cindy & Glen Kerunsky 9/10 3209 days true 0.86 1%
Horst Langstein 8/10 3215 days true 0.81 1%
jeanolivier3 1/10 3222 days 0.61 1%
CMJ 9/10 3253 days 0.78 1%
Ray Coombe 10/10 3296 days true 0.69 1%
neilqecosse 9/10 3314 days 0.66 1%
qofd 9/10 3498 days 0.3 0%
Sean Brownell 9/10 3528 days true 0.24 0%
Prideaux 8/10 3538 days true 0.21 0%
Bryan & Ineke Beck 10/10 3538 days true 0.22 0%
Chris Forrest 9/10 3538 days true 0.22 0%
Hanggi 10/10 3539 days true 0.22 0%
Ray Banham 10/10 3539 days true 0.22 0%
Gronewold Harm-Dierchs 9/10 3543 days true 0.21 0%
Coral Last 7/10 3545 days true 0.19 0%
T Lipscombe 9/10 3551 days true 0.19 0%
Tricia Goggin 9/10 3551 days true 0.19 0%
Mannebach & Siejert 8/10 3556 days true 0.17 0%
Caroline Sheridan 10/10 3563 days true 0.17 0%
Mr & Mrs Mackie 9/10 3569 days true 0.16 0%
Andy 9/10 3574 days true 0.15 0%
Maite Severins 8/10 3578 days true 0.13 0%
Derek Archibald 8/10 3580 days true 0.13 0%
Leslie Aldridge 7/10 3580 days true 0.12 0%
Ewald Waldner 9/10 3583 days true 0.13 0%
Augelika Berugard 7/10 3586 days true 0.11 0%
Versteeg 9/10 3845 days true 0.0 0%
nuwee 10/10 3893 days 0.0 0%
Stephen M 9/10 3905 days true 0.0 0%
s_butler 10/10 3912 days true 0.0 0%
Hilary and Chris Ayton 9/10 3912 days true 0.0 0%
Benedict Fluthman 8/10 3914 days true 0.0 0%
Ingrid Zell 9/10 3915 days true 0.0 0%
Westermann 10/10 3915 days true 0.0 0%
Peter G 8/10 3918 days true 0.0 0%
Ian Watson 10/10 3925 days true 0.0 0%
Jackie 8/10 3943 days true 0.0 0%
Schygulla 9/10 3944 days true 0.0 0%
Lasse Olesen 8/10 3945 days true 0.0 0%
Sinjc Grude 8/10 3949 days true 0.0 0%
Frances Hay 8/10 3951 days true 0.0 0%
Diane Chapple 8/10 3951 days true 0.0 0%
Anne Fri 10/10 3951 days true 0.0 0%
nigelst 9/10 3958 days true 0.0 0%
Stephanie K 8/10 3965 days true 0.0 0%
Jennifer Templeton 8/10 3969 days true 0.0 0%
Susi Schoetzler 9/10 3972 days true 0.0 0%
sophiep 9/10 3998 days true 0.0 0%
simonbo 9/10 3998 days true 0.0 0%
tanh 9/10 3999 days true 0.0 0%
marijad 10/10 4002 days true 0.0 0%
alasiac 10/10 4014 days true 0.0 0%
Eimear Doyle 8/10 4026 days true 0.0 0%
X Neils 7/10 4036 days true 0.0 0%
hellami 9/10 4044 days 0.0 0%
SandyS 10/10 4136 days 0.0 0%
Andrea 9/10 4178 days true 0.0 0%
SSheil 9/10 4246 days true 0.0 0%
JohannaB 9/10 4277 days true 0.0 0%
Dirk 9/10 4301 days true 0.0 0%
Doll 9/10 4305 days true 0.0 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 Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-3.15% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 43 days. However the Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday 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 200 days. Due to the seasonal nature of many businesses, this adjustment is applied dynamically throughout the year.

The Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 155 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
152 -3.09%
153 -3.11%
154 -3.13%
155 -3.15%
156 -3.17%
157 -3.19%
158 -3.21%

Final Ranking Score

86%

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.