QUEENSCLIFF, a town of Grant county, Victoria, Australia, 68 m. by land and 32 by sea S.W. by S. of Melbourne. Pop. (1901) 2025. It lies on Shortlands Bluff, a small peninsula connected with the mainland by the Narrows, a contracted strip of land some 400 yds. broad. Queenscliff is a favourite watering-place, having a fine pier and excellent and safe seabathing. It is also a pilot station; and the quarantine station for vessels entering Port Phillip is near the town.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)