Shorncliffe is a suburb located in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 15 km (9 mi) north of the Brisbane central business district. The suburb is situated on the shores of Moreton Bay and is known for its beach and coastal lifestyle. Shorncliffe is home to several beaches and a long esplanade that provides scenic views of the bay. The suburb also has a number of parks and recreational facilities, including the Shorncliffe Pier and the Botanic Gardens. The suburb also has a variety of small businesses such as cafes, restaurants, and shops. Shorncliffe is also known for its historical significance, as it was one of the first suburbs established in the Brisbane area and has a number of heritage-listed buildings.