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Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 01, 2018
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001513761  
Trading Symbol nclh  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock Shares Outstanding   224,689,497
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1