Arncliffe is a suburb in Southern Sydney and is located 11 kilometers south of the Sydney Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Rockdale. Arncliffe is part of the St George area.
Arncliffe is located south of the Cooks River and Wolli Creek, close to Sydney Airport. Arncliffe is mostly a residential area featuring low density detached and semi-detached houses and some medium density town houses and blocks of flats. There are also some areas of commercial and light industrial developments.
Arncliffe's main shopping centre is centered around Firth Street and Belmore Street, beside Arncliffe railway station. It also extends part of the way along Forest Road. Shops are also scattered along the length of Wollongong Road towards Bexley. Commercial and light industrial developments are located in the northern parts of the suburb and along the length of the Princes Highway and surrounding streets.
Arncliffe Park is the home ground for local teams playing Cricket, Rugby League and Soccer. Cahill Park and Barton Park also provide a number of recreational facilities. Arncliffe War Memorial is located in the middle of Arncliffe Park. Other Parks and recreational facilities include Cahill Park, Barton Park, Kogarah Golf Course.
The site of the former Arncliffe Bowling Club and Bowling Greens in Bonar Street has recently been rezoned for high density residential, along with commercial areas surrounding it. Its close proximity to Arncliffe railway station make it attractive to developers, who plan to convert this commercial area into high density apartments.