Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Supplemental Cash Flow Information (Detail Textuals)

Supplemental Cash Flow Information (Detail Textuals) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Supplemental Cash Flow Elements [Abstract]      
Interest and related fees paid $ 233.5us-gaap_InterestPaid $ 316.9us-gaap_InterestPaid $ 240.6us-gaap_InterestPaid
Non-cash investing activities in connection with capital leases   15.5us-gaap_NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionInvestmentsAcquired1  
Income tax paid 9.8us-gaap_IncomeTaxesPaid 1.1us-gaap_IncomeTaxesPaid 0.4us-gaap_IncomeTaxesPaid
Non-cash investing activities capital expenditures 13nclh_NoncashOrPartNoncashCapitalExpenditures    
Modification of fully-vested Management NCL Corporation Units from liability to equity award status   $ 10nclh_NonCashOrPartNonCashModificationOfFullyVestedUnits