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Argyle Travel and Cruise is a bespoke travel service, established by owner/manager, Naome Burdon, on 01 September 2000. Servicing the lower south east of South Australia; Millicent, Penola, Kingston, Robe and Beachport, locally and all of Australia. 

With our permanent office located just out of Naracoorte, we also have offices that are serviced regularly in both Millicent and Kingston. Our clients are based in this locality, but also in Canberra, Sydney, Darwin and Cairns. 

Our team specialties are luxury travel, family adventures and wellness travel. We seek to bring the best experiences, coupled with our valued clientele’s unique needs, to fruition.

Naome has travelled widely; 27 countries during her time in the industry, and is supported wholeheartedly by a passionate team covering administration, marketing and documentation. We’ve covered all styles of travel – budget through to 6-star, cruising to adventure travel, singles tours to family holidays. Each booking favours Naome’s full attention, personally scrutinised, in conjunction with more than 22 years of industry and travel experience.

In the past year, Naome has experienced India, the Kimberley Region and the Christmas Markets of Europe on a river cruise. It is these experiences that ensure you receive the most current advice and personal recommendations for your travel. Other destinations experienced include the UK and western Europe, Mauritius, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hawaii, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, nearly all of Australia, Fiji, New Caledonia, the Cook Islands, Samoa, Hong Kong, Dubai and Qatar! 

Naome doesn’t have a passion for travel; her passion IS travel. Years of searching for a ‘hobby’ led her to the realisation that her work and her hobby is travel. It’s not only travelling for herself that she enjoys, don’t even try to stop her when she gets started passionately assisting you with your next holiday!

Argyle Travel and Cruise are a member of Travellers Choice, who are the champions of independent travel agents in Australia. Being a member of Travellers Choice provides Argyle with competitive buying power ensuring customers receive unsurpassed service and value packed deals. Argyle Travel and Cruise is also a Member of AFTA and ATAS accredited, giving you peace of mind and security.

At Argyle Travel and Cruise, we pride ourselves on our professional and caring manner. Our aim is to provide a welcoming atmosphere, with superior quality service, in order to help people to explore the world, experience the joy of travel and create unforgettable memories. We can have confidence in our offerings, as the majority of our clientele are repeat customers and referrals.

As we love working with our clients and in the tourism industry, our passion radiates through our work, and it is our aspiration to continue to be the best travel service provider and the people’s agent of choice. Naome and the team at Argyle Travel and Cruise look forward to working with you on your next travel experience.

To contact Naome directly, please email


Yet another Sophie to add to the team. Sophie Longbottom is another new one to Argyle Travel and Cruise. Previously doing a small stint in the travel industry in her younger years, she went to explore a new lifestyle on the West Coast of South Australia and made her way into the hospitality industry. Now, back in her home town she has happily found her way back into travel again and pouring beers to the locals as well.

Beginning her overseas adventures at the age of 5, she has always been passionate about travel and it just grows stronger as the years go on. Her main areas of travel revolve around Asia – Indonesia and Malaysia. As well as Vanuatu and a 6 week trip around Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. Her newest love is travelling around Australia and seeing what our own country has to offer after years of mainly travelling overseas. Recently returning from a self drive trip around Tasmania. 

Just like the other Sophie, her bucket list is tricky to write down in one paragraph. The 5 year plan consists of  Greek Island Hopping, a self drive trip to the top of Australia, New Zealand and exploring Byron Bay. 

Sophie  hopes to inspire others to travel anywhere in the world and to never be restricted in your travel goals. To always be positive and to take every new adventure and turn as a blessing. 

To contact Sophie Longbottom directly, please email


Nicole Thomas joined Argyle Travel and Cruise in November, 2019 and is based in Millicent. After being a hairdresser for 23 years, Nicole needed a change. After chatting with Naome, she started studying travel.

Nicole has travelled to Bali, Queensland on family holidays covering Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and down to Byron Bay. As well as, Sydney (including the Northern Coast of NSW) and Darwin.

Nicole is keen to add more destinations whenever she has the opportunity; on her bucket list are family trips to Cairns and Fiji, a couples trip to Bryon Bay, along with Sri Lanka and Myanmar. 

Nicole looks forward expanding her travel knowledge and is really excited to see where this new career will take her.

To contact Nicole Thomas directly, please email

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