Darien Lake Theme Park

Darien Lake is a theme park resort located in Western New York. The source of family fun and great memories worth repeating, Darien Lake is home to water slides, thrill rides, roller coasters, and even our very own campground! We are a popular destination for vacationers around the North East.


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Reasons to join us this summer:


·          High wages!

·          FREE On-site housing is provided!

·          Darien Lake Theme Park is a very popular summer destination! This means you’ll have great opportunities to earn plenty of hours!

·          You’ll be working on a dynamic team with both domestic staff and other Work and Travel USA participants

·          Make sure to visit one of the most iconic American landmarks, Niagara Falls! Located only one hour away from the theme park, you’ll be able to visit on your days off



What our participants have to say:

“I live in the park, so I can walk to work. And the environment is good. I like my job because I can talk to different people, and have fun everyday.” – Yu Z.


About Darien, NY:

Founded in 1832, Darien is located in Western New York and is only one hour away from Canada and Niagara Falls. Early on, Darien was well known for its agriculture, but now the main attraction is Darien Lake Theme Park!


For more information about Darien, visit:

-       Town of Darien Website

-       Darien Lake Performing Arts Center



Weather in Darien, NY:

Summers in Darien, NY are warm, with temperatures averaging around 70°F (21°C).  The warmest month is July.  For more information, visit http://www.weather.com.



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How to Get There

Students MUST email employer their arrival information AT LEAST two weeks before they depart for the United States. Students should fly into Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) and arrive on a weekday ONLY (Monday – Friday) between 9:00am and 4:30pm. From there students should take a taxi to the work site (about $60).

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