Located on the southern shores of Lake Taupo, 12km from Turangi. With approximately 1200 houses nestled in clearings of the native bush with many of the houses enjoying views of Lake Taupo and the Kaimanawa ranges.
Within the township there are about 400 permanent residents. During the summer holidays and other public holidays throughout the year the population grows up to 6000.
At the heart of Omori and Kuratau is the Community Centre, built by the areas residents and funded by donations from both individuals and the business community in the area. The grounds which overlook the lake and Kaimanawa Ranges have been generously provided by the Taupo Council. It is situated adjacent to the Omori boat ramp and a popular park equipped with children's play ground and an area for other activities.